Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa this week came out swinging against the L.A. teachers union, call it a "roadblock to reform." "At every step of the way, when Los Angeles was coming together to effect real change in our public schools, UTLA...
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is advancing his latest version of a compromise to avert teacher layoffs in the nation’s second-largest school system. The mayor said that the Los Angeles Unified School District should use as many of... Read Post
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the teachers union will compete for control of Jefferson High School under one of the nation’s most closely watched school-improvement initiatives. Today marks the first key deadline — the ... Read Post
In a December speech heard around the halls of LAUSD, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa charged that United Teachers Los Angeles was the biggest obstacle to education reform. Ouch. With L.A. schools' dismal ranking and graduation rates, he... Read Post