UTLA Elects a New and Little Known President… by a Landslide

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The United Teacher's Union of Los Angeles has just chosen a new President, and with a large mandate. Eighty percent of LA Unified's teachers voted for Alex Caputo-Pearl over the sitting president, Warren Fletcher. The new leader of the teachers' union has a long record in progressive causes in education. Can he move forward on reforms to teacher evaluation and the influence of standardized testing? 

Credits

Guest:
Alex Caputo-Pearl - president of United Teachers Los Angeles - @UTLAnow

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Benjamin Gottlieb, Andrea Brody, Mike Kessler, Gideon Brower