Statement from UTLA on LAUSD’s Student Vaccine Policy 

UTLA is in full support of the decision by the School Board and Interim Superintendent Megan Reilly to require full COVID-19 vaccination for all eligible students. UTLA made this demand at the bargaining table, publicly called for this action, and take pride in continuing to lead on issues of safety in our schools.

94% Yes: UTLA members approve agreement for 2021-2022 school year

UTLA members have overwhelmingly approved the sideletter agreement with LAUSD on a physical return for the 2021-2022 school year. Over three days of voting from June 15 through 17 conducted by Integrity Voting Systems, 12,193 ballots were cast, with 94% Yes ballots (11,485 ballots) and 6% No (708).

Statement on Middle East conflict

Concerns have come up about motions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict brought up at some of the eight UTLA Area meetings this month. The motions were debated and discussed, and they passed in some of the Area meetings. They did not pass in all of the meetings.