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Teachers’ union accuses superintendent of lavish spending

LOS ANGELES — As state mediation efforts continued in hopes of resolving a labor-talk stalemate between the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers’ union, the union accused Superintendent Austin Beutner of holding a lavish series of meetings with charter-school advocates. Citing information taken from Beutner’s official district calendar, obtained following a public records […]

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LAUSD, teachers’ union attend mediation session

LOS ANGELES — Labor negotiators for the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing 33,000 teachers began meeting with a state mediator Sept. 27 in hopes of brokering a resolution to a stalemate that could lead to the district’s first teacher walkout since 1989. LAUSD officials said after the session that the talks […]

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LAUSD teachers overwhelmingly vote for strike

Independent Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified School District teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if labor negotiations continue to stall, union officials announced Aug. 31. According to United Teachers Los Angeles, which represents about 33,000 teachers, 98 percent of its members who cast ballots voted in favor of a strike, although […]