Breaking News: UTLA endorses 3 for vacant District 1 race
The UTLA House of Representatives tonight voted to endorse a former teacher and two current teachers in the LA Unified District 1 board race. The vote mirrored the recommendation of the union’s Board of Directors, which voted last week for endorsing former district teacher Hattie McFrazier and the two current teachers, Sherlett Hendy-Newbill and Rachel Johnson. The...
By Vanessa Romo | March 26, 2014
UTLA board endorses 3 teachers for LA Unified seat, not Omarosa
The board of directors of the Los Angeles teachers union, UTLA, voted last night to recommend that the union endorse three teachers for the vacant District 1 board seat. The special election is June 3. In recommending Sherlett Hendy-Newbill, Rachel Johnson and Hattie McFrazier, a retired teacher, the board chose to withhold endorsing the fourth teacher in...
By LA School Report | March 20, 2014
Field of candidates for LAUSD school board narrows to final 7
The race is on. The Los Angeles City Clerk’s office released the final list of LA Unified school board candidates who qualified to appear on the ballot in the June 3 special election. Of the 13 candidates who originally filed papers to run for the recently vacated seat, only seven submitted sufficient petitions with enough...
By LA School Report | March 13, 2014
Two teachers joining the race for LA Unified board seat
Now that the special election for the open District 1 seat on the LA Unified school board is set for June 3, a host of candidates say they will throw a hat in the ring, including two teachers, Sherlett Hendy Newbill and Rachel Johnson. Here is a rundown of the line up so far: Sherlett Hendy...
By Vanessa Romo | January 13, 2014