Latest UTLA Survey Takes Aim at Common Core Readiness*
The teachers union is asking members to take yet another online survey — this one focusing on efforts by LA Unified to acclimate teachers to the challenges of the new Common Core curriculum. The introduction to the survey appears to reflect skepticism by union leadership about how the district is going about it, questioning why...
By Hillel Aron | August 16, 2013
April Vote Will Highlight Union Factions
Tomorrow’s much-anticipated House of Representatives debate over District 6 endorsements isn’t the only potentially divisive issue UTLA’s governing body has on tap this Spring. Next month, members of the teachers union will also vote on a new initiative to demand various things from LAUSD such as better pay, reduced class size, restored funding of early childhood...
By Hillel Aron | March 12, 2013