Mixed Reactions to Board-Passed Hiring Proposal
The Los Angeles Unified School Board recently passed a motion to return the district to the pre-recession school staffing ratios and class size ratios of 2007-2008. UTLA President Warren Fletcher praised the resolution, arguing that Board member Bennett Kayser’s proposal would remedy the “current degraded levels of funding, staffing and the ballooning class sizes.” However, some education experts and...
By Brianna Sacks | July 8, 2013
LA Times: Kayser Resolutions “Silly,” Make “No Sense”
Today’s LA Times editorial page notes that several of the Board member budget resolutions being debated later today aren’t realistic or necessary. While there should be targeted hiring in key areas such as librarians and school counselors, according to the Times, the Bennett Kayser resolution to restore staffing levels across the board “makes no sense.”...
By LA School Report | June 18, 2013