Alex Caputo-Pearl

president of United Teachers Los Angeles

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Alex Caputo-Pearl on KCRW

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers went back to work after six days on the picket lines.

After the strike: ‘A foundation to move forward’

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers went back to work after six days on the picket lines.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Caitlin Plummer and Alex Tryggvadottir  
  It’s the third day of the LAUSD teachers strike. More than 30,000 walked off the job. The union and the…

Teachers union president: This is a fight for the soul of public education

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Caitlin Plummer and Alex Tryggvadottir It’s the third day of the LAUSD teachers strike. More than 30,000 walked off the job. The union and the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Austin Beutner is the new chief of the Los Angeles public school system. Beutner is a philanthropist, former deputy mayor, former LA Times publisher.

Is Austin Beutner the right pick to lead LA's public schools?

Austin Beutner is the new chief of the Los Angeles public school system. Beutner is a philanthropist, former deputy mayor, former LA Times publisher.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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