LAUSD school board to vote on supporting charter school moratorium

January 29, 2019 | LA School Report

The L.A. Unified school board will vote Tuesday on a resolution that would direct the superintendent to pursue a moratorium on new charter schools in the district.

The resolution would also require the school board to call on state officials to study the financial impact of charters on the district to inform revisions to the state’s charter law. And the superintendent would have to report if a moratorium requires a voter-approved ballot initiative.

A school board vote on whether to support curtailing charter growth was a key element in L.A. Unified’s and United Teachers Los Angeles’s agreement this week that ended the six-day teacher strike, though it is not in the actual contract.

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