Caputo-Pearl, Fletcher moving on to runoff in UTLA election
All that criticism of Warren Fletcher as a weak UTLA president and of Alex Caputo-Pearl as a campaign rules scofflaw apparently didn’t make much difference. They emerged as the top two vote-getters for the president of United Teacher Los Angeles in the first round of voting in the union’s 2014 election campaign and are now headed...
By LA School Report | March 21, 2014
Misunderstood election rules upsetting UTLA candidates
Recent campaign appearances by Alex Caputo-Pearl at schools around LA Unified have ignited a dispute among candidates for UTLA offices who say election rules — such as they are — are being applied unfairly. The conflict has also brought into focus how misunderstood the rules seem to be. The source of the infighting is what...
By Vanessa Romo | February 27, 2014
It’s official: Fletcher has 9 challengers for union presidency
The filing deadline for candidates seeking office in the LA teachers union has closed, and it now appears that the number of challengers to the incumbent president, Warren Fletcher, has increased by one, to nine, all of them men. The latest to join the race for a three-year term is Innocent O. Osunwa, a labor...
By LA School Report | January 22, 2014