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Warren Fletcher

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President of United Teachers Los Angeles, the union for LA school teachers; former English teacher (1983-2011)

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It's now up to Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu to decide a  case brought by Students Matter , a group funded by Silicon Valley businessman David Welch.

Bad Teachers, Minority Students and the Constitution

It's now up to Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu to decide a case brought by Students Matter , a group funded by Silicon Valley businessman David Welch.

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A  new Stanford study  says students who attend charter schools here in L.A. spend more time learning than their public school counterparts, especially Hispanic children.

L.A. Charter School Performance

A new Stanford study says students who attend charter schools here in L.A. spend more time learning than their public school counterparts, especially Hispanic children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Unionized teachers in LA Unified are  voting on whether they have confidence  in reform-minded Superintendent John Deasy.

Will LAUSD Teachers Give the Superintendent a Passing Grade?

Unionized teachers in LA Unified are voting on whether they have confidence in reform-minded Superintendent John Deasy.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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