On June 12, 2012, a hearing was held in Los Angeles Superior Court on the Doe v. Deasy case concerning certificated evaluation, which has been pending since November 2011. To recap, unnamed students and parents sued LAUSD, Dr. Deasy and the Board members to have the court set aside the portions of the collective bargaining agreements regarding evaluation and impose new requirements for Stull Act evaluations without bargaining. AALA was granted the right to appear in the case as an interested party.
Judge James Chalfant ruled that the District’s current certificated evaluations do not comply with Stull in the area of including pupil progress toward state and District standards as a factor in the evaluations. Judge Chalfant refused to set aside the collective bargaining agreements or order any specific methods