Why teachers in the second-largest school district in America are striking

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Published on 14 Jan 2019, 6:42
United Teachers Los Angeles – 34,000 educators strong in the schools in question – is expected to strike starting Monday. UTLA and the Los Angeles Unified School District have been negotiating a new contract for almost two years with little to show for it.

Teachers plan to picket their individual schools early Monday morning and then head to a rally downtown. Here's a primer on what to expect if UTLA goes on strike.

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