Education

LBUSD, Teachers Union Reach New Agreement

Across the country, teacher strikes have become common as educators fight for fair wages. Of the 533,000 American workers who went on strike last year, teachers were the largest group, according to an Alex Caputo-Pearl op-ed in the Washington Post. The two largest strikes were statewide educator strikes in Arizona and Oklahoma, but teachers from […]

Education

Board Report: LBUSD Maintenance Rep Wants More Resources

The mid-August meeting of the Long Beach Unified Board of Education was the last one before students come back to the classroom and was mostly about personnel moves for the upcoming school year.  The meeting also featured what has become a constant at the Board’s monthly meetings: the District’s maintenance department voicing concerns of drastically […]

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Long Beach Unified Board Passes $11 Million Site Security Plan

Wednesday’s Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education meeting saw the board unanimously approve an $11 million Site Security Plan to fence the 28 LBUSD sites that currently have open plans. The Site Security Plan will also add a video-monitoring system to every LBUSD site that would require the office to buzz in any […]

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Long Beach Unified Board Adopts Gun Violence Resolution

Last week the Long Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education passed a resolution regarding the prevention of gun violence. Similar to previous resolutions the board has passed (such as last year’s resolution to protect migrant students) the Board’s gun violence resolution was a show of support for state and national bodies the board hopes […]