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Rebekah Sager
May 09, 2019 - 11:43 am
(KNX 1070) -- A San Francisco teacher with breast cancer is at the center of a debate after parents learned she has to pay for her own substitute while on medical leave. The woman teaches at Glen Park Elementary. Friends of the teacher initially set up a GoFundMe page to help her underwrite the...
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April 25, 2019 - 11:41 am
A nationally acclaimed high school principal is standing by a new dress code she created not for students, but for their parents. The code says attire that is "totally unacceptable for the school setting" will get parents kicked off campus. Carlotta Outley Brown, the principal of James Madison High...
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April 11, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Teachers in Sacramento went on strike Thursday for the first time in 30 years. They're accusing the school district of backtracking on promises of better pay and smaller classes. In the past year, more than 400,000 teachers in nine states have gone on strike, affecting more than 5 million children...
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March 26, 2019 - 7:02 am
In the first major policy proposal of her presidential campaign, Sen. Kamala Harris of California is focused on boosting the salaries of teachers. Harris' campaign says her plan is an unprecedented investment in teacher pay and toward programs dedicated to teacher recruitment, training and...
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USA Today
February 12, 2019 - 1:07 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Donald Trump Jr. spoke at his father's rally in El Paso, Texas, Monday night urging young conservatives in the crowd to stand proud of their beliefs. “I love seeing some young conservatives because I know it’s not easy,” Trump Jr. told the crowd. “Keep up that fight. Bring it to your...
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January 17, 2019 - 5:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - As teachers continued picketing at Los Angeles- area schools, contract negotiators for the teachers' union and the Los Angeles Unified School District returned to the bargaining table today to discuss the potential for a resolution of the four-day-old strike. But despite United...
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Cooper Rummell
January 15, 2019 - 9:00 am
(CNS/KNX 1070) -- LA teachers are back on the picket lines on the second day of their first strike in 30 years. There are no new talks scheduled. Meanwhile, the first ever strike of charter teachers in California is underway Tuesday morning outside The Accelerated School in South Los Angeles. They...
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Jon Baird KNX1070
December 28, 2018 - 9:08 am
(KNX 1070) -- With a strike by 300,000 LA teachers set to begin in less than two weeks, the Los Angeles Unified School District has reportedly begun hiring hundreds of substitutes to fill in. It's considered another sign that a walkout is becoming increasingly likely. Superintendent Austin Beutner...
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October 12, 2018 - 5:08 pm
(KNX 1070) - Negotiations between the LA Unified School District and the teachers union did not go well. Today's mediation session, the third one ended with no contract and the district immediately filed an unfair labor practice charge against the United Teachers Los Angeles for allegedly refusing...
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