• To LAUSD teachers, this strike is about everything that's wrong with privatizing education

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    To the editor: The teachers' strike in the Los Angeles Unified School District, which began Monday , is about so much more than budgets at this point. We educators know in our hearts that this moment in history will never be forgotten by our students. We are modeling the behavior of citizens who...
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  • Mother turns Starbucks into her son's classroom as LAUSD teachers strike

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    Mari Enyart, 42, leaned in and used her index finger as she helped her 7-year-old son, Waska, read a Japanese nursery rhyme. On any other day, the first grader would be at Broadway Elementary School in Venice. Today, the school campus was Starbucks in Gardena. PHOTOS: L.A. teachers go on strike...
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  • Will students who stay home during LAUSD strike be penalized? Your questions answered

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    Los Angeles teachers have gone on strike for the first time in 30 years to demand smaller class sizes, more support staff at schools and better pay. Do you have questions? Submit them here and we'll answer them below. How many people are affected? Nearly half a million students and their families...
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  • Making the LAUSD strike bearable: Schools tap movies and the internet

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    With staff cut short, school administrators have limited options for keeping their students busy during the day, but some are leaning on online learning. Inside the auditorium of Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies in Tarzana on Monday morning, Principal William Crockett called a group of...
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  • As LAUSD strike starts, Supt. Austin Beutner says he's committed to a quick resolution

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    As thousands of picketing teachers made their way downtown to gather at City Hall and then march to L.A. Unified School District headquarters, L.A. Schools Supt. Austin Beutner told reporters at a news conference that the district is committed to reaching a quick resolution. School board President...
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  • In LAUSD strike, one school shows 'Black Panther' as a civics lesson

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    On a typical day, about 4,200 students would pour into the six schools of the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools campus. On Monday, as Los Angeles teachers went out on strike, a steady stream of students showed up. But many were on the picket lines or staying away. Principal Susan Canjura of the...
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  • 'A historic moment.' Kids picket alongside teachers in LAUSD strike

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    The LAUSD strike on Monday left thousands of parents unsure of what to do with their children - take them to school, where they were likely be herded into large rooms without their teachers, or let them stay home? Instead, many went with a third option and took their kids to the picket lines to...
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  • Stay in school or leave? Students debate what to do during LAUSD teachers' strike

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    Some students who made it to school are grappling with whether to stay or go. Two school police officers stood inside the doors of John Marshall High School in Los Feliz, advising students who walked up to the exit doors to check out the picket line that they should stay. Students are not supposed...
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