LAUSD board debates raising salaries or buying students tablet computers

There are 3 comments on the Dec 11, 2012, LA Daily News story titled LAUSD board debates raising salaries or buying students tablet computers. In it, LA Daily News reports that:

Students in Jenn Wolfe s seventh grade English class at Valley Academy of Arts & Sciences hold up their iPads.

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Lauren

Northridge, CA

#1 Dec 17, 2012
It is amazing just how little LAUSD board members undervalue teachers...We have not had a raise in years and have made huge sacrifices to help stabilize this malfunctioning district yet Monica Garcia protests at the idea of raises for us. Ms. Garcia I can not wait to volunteer to help with your reelection DEFEAT. It is time for you to GO!!
LAUSD student

Lawndale, CA

#2 Dec 19, 2012
Seriously? Tablets for students? For what exactly? How bout hiring the teachers you pink slipped and a raise for teachers.
scapegoat

Whittier, CA

#3 Feb 23, 2013
3.5% Cost of Living Increase (automatic) over so many years, yet it's never passed on to teachers. People still manage to complain about the benefits, which are compliant and have an equivalent employee contribution. Do the math, it's not a time to argue, but one should compare it to unskilled labor like constables. Education is not a business, its a social investment that is paid for by property tax. If one treats education as a business for profit, then the profits should go back to the property tax contributors.

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