After replacing former principal Gilberto Samuel after allegations of harsh discipline and retaliation against staff, the school still will not address the issues.
LAUSD allowed the UTLA contract to expire last week, while proposing a ban on teacher strikes. Gina Gray, a member of United Teachers Los Angeles, writes that LAUSD must pay teachers fair wages.
Students who attended Johnnie Cochran describe a culture that ignored bullying and publicly humiliated students in the name of discipline.
Faculty who worked under Principal Gilberto Samuel say they were retaliated against for speaking up about verbal abuse and sexual harassment to LAUSD.
At Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Middle School, Principal Gilberto Samuel is alleged to have sexually harassed colleagues and terrorized queer teachers while ignoring complaints from students.
"It feels like we're being pushed out."
Staff and parents had complained about the aide’s behavior for months and were ignored.
The Council Member’s lawsuit was met with widespread derision among educators, students, and parents.
A close look at the history of segregation and education inequality in Los Angeles.
Charter Schools plundered the Payroll Protection Program leaving workers struggling as the economic crisis brought on by COVID-19 deepens.