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L.A. teachers’ union sets Jan. 10 strike date

LOS ANGELES — After nearly two years of failed negotiations, mediation and fact-finding sessions, the union representing 33,000 Los Angeles Unified School District teachers announced Dec. 19 it will go on strike Jan. 10 unless an 11th-hour labor deal is reached. United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl said there has been no movement from Read More…

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LAUSD, teachers’ union agree on salary issues

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing 33,000 teachers have reached an agreement on salaries, the district announced Dec. 18, but disagreements on issues such as class size and staffing levels remain on the table and could still lead to a strike. The salary agreement came with the release Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: An organization that helps get out the vote

By Najee Ali Contributing Writer A statewide poll of African-American voters reveal that our community members will be fully engaged in the hotly contested mid-term elections. One of the leading highlights of the poll is that African-American voters can determine the margin of victory in key congressional races and statewide ballot measures in the November Read More…