On Wednesday teachers from Miramonte Elementary School received notices of administrative transfers, a disciplinary relocation without an investigation—indicating the removal of Miramonte's teachers may not be temporary.Read it all here.
LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy said the decision to remove the teachers is aimed at rebuilding trust among the students and parents who have lost confidence in the wake of the sex abuse scandal.
Some critics say the decision ignores the real problem and causes unnecessary disruptions.
"LAUSD is making a tragic situation worse, and traumatizing every child in this school," said United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) president Warren Fletcher at a press conference Thursday. Fletcher said that the removal of 85 teachers without investigation was "nothing more than a cheap media stunt, intended to deflect attention from the fact that the tragedy that is occurring at this school is a result of a failure of supervision."
UTLA said that they will "vigorously represent" the rights of the teachers to have a fair hearing...
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