Chartercide in California

By Larry Sand
California’s teachers unions, a compliant legislature and an anti-choice governor do not bode well for the state’s charter schools. Yet another group of angry teachers has made charter schools the focus of their wrath. The seven-day teacher strike, which ended in Oakland last week, was replete with typical teacher union demands like higher pay and...

TAGS: California Charter School Association, California Teachers Association, Charter schools, David Crane, John Fensterwald, Larry Sand, LAUSD, Myrna Castrejón, teacher strike, teachers union, United Teachers of Los Angeles

UTLA’s crisis is here

By Larry Sand
Union boss’ orchestrated state crisis is well underway in Los Angeles.  United Teachers of Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl’s long sought-after teachers’ strike is set for January 10th. He began the long march back in 2016 when he forecast a walkout and also boasted about the union’s ability to “create a state crisis” in 2018. Though...

TAGS: Alex Caputo-Pearl, Arlene Inouye, Austin Beutner, California Teachers Association, David Crane, Parent Revolution, Speak Up, teacher strike, United Teachers of Los Angeles