El Chapo trial: $100 million bribes and nighttime sewer escapes
There’s been plenty of drama this week at the El Chapo trial, where it was revealed that he allegedly bribed a Mexican president. He also performed a movie-like escape in the dead of night as agents came to arrest him.
How the teachers strike affects low-income minority students
Negotiations are back on between the teachers and LAUSD. We look at what they should be talking about with an education consultant who’s seen both sides. Also, what happened at two Central LA school where teachers met with parents?
What will it take to end the LAUSD teachers strike?
After three days of striking, pressure has increased on both sides to settle the LAUSD teachers strike. The district and the teachers have lost millions of dollars. We speak with teachers union president Alex Caputo-Pearl and school board member Nick Melvoin.
Rethinking public school funding in California
LAUSD teachers are striking for the second day. Many people are questioning the state’s model for funding schools. California spends around $10,800 per pupil, which is less than the national average. But maybe that money could be better spent if the district itself were smaller and more manageable.
LAUSD teachers strike starts -- how long will it last?
Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers, nurses, librarians, and counselors went on strike this morning. They want a salary increase, smaller class sizes, and the hiring of more staff. The district says it can’t afford all that. We see what happened on the picket lines.