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“Regardless of where teaching is happening, we must focus on creating the conditions that students need to learn.”

By |2020-07-10T12:41:07-07:00July 10th, 2020|LACCD, LACOE, LAUSD, Media, Press Release, Press Releases, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

Unless Governor Gavin Newsom and the state legislature take immediate action to dedicate additional funds to school districts to implement social distancing protocols, proper PPE for all, training, testing and other safety measures, it will be almost impossible for classroom instruction to safely resume in the fall.

Stop the Shutdown of Child Development Centers & the Layoff of Essential Workers at Santa Monica Malibu Unified

By |2020-07-10T18:22:31-07:00July 6th, 2020|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District|

On July 16, the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School Board will be announcing their recommendation for the reopening of schools in the fall. They will be considering massive cuts to child development services and other critical student services. We must make our voices heard.

Stop the Shut Down of Our Child Development Centers

By |2020-07-10T15:28:59-07:00July 6th, 2020|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

In these times of uncertainty, our children need stability and support more than ever. Working parents, who must provide for their families, need the assurance of safe and reliable child care. Sign the petition to urge the SMMUSD Board of Education and Superintendent to STOP the shut down.

SEIU Local 99 Principles for ReOpening Our Schools We Demand Quality Schools for All – No Matter the Color of Your Skin, Where You Live or Where You Come From

By |2020-06-15T07:36:01-07:00June 10th, 2020|LACCD, LACOE, LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Ventura County Community College District|

As education workers, parents and members of the communities that we serve, we know that for people of color and children living in poverty, education is the pathway to opportunity in this country. But for far too long, inequities in our educational system have shortchanged our Black, Brown and immigrant children of an excellent [...]

We made it happen! Take the first step to apply for Summer Bridge Fund Program LAUSD deadline to apply extended to March 15!

By |2019-03-11T16:55:11-07:00March 11th, 2019|LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund|

After years of hard work—including hundreds of members going to Sacramento year-after-year to talk to legislators, and electing politicians who support classified employees—the Summer Bridge Fund is finally a reality. To be able to participate in the program, you must apply before March 1, 2019. Here’s what you need to do and what happens after you submit your application.

Strengthening Parent Voices in Schools (AB 2261)

By |2019-03-28T13:07:23-07:00January 4th, 2019|LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

Community Representatives are an important liaison between schools and the community. They serve a key role as problem-solvers in our schools. In the past, Community Representatives were essentially treated like temporary employees. So in 2018, we put forth Assembly Bill 2261 to address these issues. Here's what we've won with AB 2261.