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What the Los Angeles teachers strike means for public schools across the country

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Los Angeles teachers began a strike on Monday to demand that their school district increase pay and take steps that they say will improve students' quality of education. This is the first Los Angeles teachers strike since 1989 and follows a year packed full of teacher work stoppages.
United Teachers Los Angeles , which has more than 30,000 union members, wants the Los Angeles Unified School District to give teachers 6.5 percent salary increases and a $500 stipend for materials and supplies, improve charter school accountability, and acknowledge teachers' concerns about over-testing...
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LAUSD teachers prepare for 1st day of historic strike

LAUSD teachers prepare for 1st day of historic strike

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About 30,000 Los Angeles Unified School District teachers set up for their strike Monday morning.
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Los Angeles: 30,000 Teachers Get Ready to Strike

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Teachers in Los Angeles will begin a strike on Monday after failing to reach an agreement with the school district in an ongoing contract negotiation .
“We are at an impasse,” union president Alex Caputo-Pearl said Friday, adding, "get ready, because, on Monday, we will go on strike.” The industrial action will affect more than 600,000 students in the nation's second-largest school district, which has hired hundreds of substitutes to replace the 34,000 teachers expected to walk out on Monday morning. The staffing level is expected to be just 8% of a normal day .
The strike was originally...
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Los Angeles Teachers to Strike for More Pay and More Help

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Teachers in the nation's second-largest school system are demanding smaller classes and larger support staff. Officials say they cannot afford to say yes.
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News Brief: Russia Probe, May On Brexit, LA Teachers May Strike

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Reports say the FBI was concerned about Trump's ties to Russia as early as 2016. Britain's prime minister speaks about Brexit. Public school teachers in Los Angeles are expected to strike Monday.
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