Los Angeles teachers strike for higher pay, 640,000-student system shuts

Credit: Reuters- Published on January 14, 2019
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay walked off the job in the second-largest U.S. school system on Monday, union officials said, leaving hundreds of thousands of students in limbo,
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Published on January 14, 2019 -  00:31
Los Angeles Public School Teachers Go On Strike
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay hvae walked off the job in the second-largest U.S. school system. According to Reuters, the strike leaves hundreds of thousands of students in limbo. About 640,000 students arrived to class on Monday morning at some 900 schools were met by teachers carrying picket signs and rallying in the rain. The teachers are demanding igher salaries, increased staff and smaller classes.

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