The teachers` union intends to have the agreement voted on next week. The school board, which is also expected to approve the pact, is due to meet on Tuesday and could address the issue. UtLA and LAUSD have prioritized consistency and stability in the midst of a nascent pandemic to extend the terms of the current distance learning agreement and to sideletter some adaptations to support cooperation with students and parents. Tune in 14:30 pm for a special Facebook live with UTLA President Cecily Myart-Cruz and UTLA Bargaining Team Chair Arlene Inouye. Members of the UTLA negotiating team are available on the chat to answer questions #WeArePublicSchools #WeRiseTogetherLA. If the agreement is ratified by UTLA members, it will remain in effect until December 31, 2020 or until students physically return to LAUSD schools for regular education. UTLA and LAUSD will continue to negotiate the conditions necessary for the physical reopening of schools. Some highlights of the TA: as part of the preliminary agreement, school leaders appear to have some leeway in assigning tasks to non-teachers if they cannot or cannot perform their usual tasks. Bruch: THE Coalition is calling for the “Breaker Circuit” to urgently eliminate the spread of COVID-19, to save lives and support workers. READ PRESS RELEASE: www.utla.net/…/la-coalition-demands-circuit-breaker… “Health care workers across Los Angeles have made a breakthrough. They are understaffed, overworked and inundated with patients fighting for their lives,” said Sal Rosselli, president of the National Union of Health Workers. #LAUnitedAgainstCovid #LockdownNOW Speak Up, an interest group that complained about the quantity and quality of distance learning, praised the daily schedules and courses online, but said the plan did not provide enough teaching time, mainly due to the cumulative loss of learning.
Katie Braude, the group`s chief executive, said there also needs to be a chance of ongoing parenting. Read more: www.utla.net/…/la-coalition-demands-circuit-breaker… “It`s a strong role model for attentive parents who can afford to stay at home,” Fuller said. “But I don`t see any specificity about how educators are associated with children in working families who don`t register with teachers,” he said, in particular, “those parents who have to “go back to work to keep food on the table, work teams and irregular hours that are not able to visit their child`s online learning.” Post questions about the chat! In today`s segment, the co-chair of the negotiating team, Arlene Inouye, is informed of last night`s agreement on the extension of distance learning. Updates to the new classifications directive and the requirement for a blockage for January to disrupt the survival of the virus and save lives.