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Teachers want LAUSD to ignore state law, 2012 ruling

The United Teachers Los Angeles held a large rally Thursday showing strong rank-and-file support for the union’s demands that the giant Los Angeles Unified School District provide an 8.5 percent raise and cut down classroom sizes. LAUSD officials have offered

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Behind push against truancy/absenteeism: unions’ money hunt

What is by far the single most important factor in how California government functions? I stand by my theory that I wrote up last year for Cal Watchdog: Like Neo figuring out how life was coded to work in “The

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Video: How to negotiate with teachers unions

CalWatchdog.com’s Brian Calle talks to Colorado superintendent Liz Fagen about how she successfully negotiated with one of the most powerful public sector unions.

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Fear and loathing of charter schools 10

Oct. 10, 2012 Katy Grimes: I received a distressed phone call yesterday from a reader about a starling accusation of school cheating. This reader, whose children attend the Oxford Preparatory Academy, which runs charter schools in Mission Viejo and Chino,

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