It Is Fair to Say: Not Another Popularity Contest

180 days of the year, teachers are entered into a popularity contest and students get to be the judges. In a way, the stereotypes about high school popularity are true. The difference is rather than cheerleaders and athletes, the popular crew consists of educators that the student body deems the “best.” The notion of crossing our fingers and hoping we

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High Teacher Turnover Rate Affecting Education

CINDY LUO News Editor AMBER LI Staff Writer Studies conducted nationwide from 2012 to 2014 have shown that high teacher turnover rate, the rate at which teachers quit their jobs, serves as one of the most harmful factors in education, according to Indiana Public Media. “I think that there is a lot of pressure on teachers from students and accommodating

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Governor Brown Appeals Vergara v. California Tenure Lawsuit

DENISE TIEU News Editor After two years since the Vergara v. California lawsuit was filed, Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu made his final ruling on Aug. 28. According to the Los Angeles Times, Judge Treu’s ruling will dismiss the tenure process for public school teachers’, facilitate the process of firing teachers, while making it less expensive and eliminate the seniority

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Public Denied LAUSD’s Teacher Records

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Parents of students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) went to court on July 23 to make the district release the individual records of teachers alongside their names. This information is kept within the district and is not revealed to the public, or even the teachers. The parent’s case was overturned by a three

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