Tag: Teachers’ Strike
The strike follows months of failed negotiations between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the teachers union to reach a deal for smaller class sizes, increased support staff along with pay raises.
"A strike is not a first resort for anyone. It's a last resort – especially for teachers who are asked to do more with less every day. And enough is enough."
With corporations on a warpath to privatize schools, the future of public education is at stake across the country, and Los Angeles is ground zero for this struggle.
The teachers handed Republican state Sen. Robert Karnes his defeat as many participated in the GOP primary.
Zoe Hyde: "I had to get markers, crayons, pencils, tissues. All those supplies that you think are part of the education environment, I had to buy myself."
“This isn’t just a political issue, but a moral issue as well.”
“It’s tough for those in power to penetrate these alliances.”
The teachers' strikes today are part of a national revolt that has been growing for months, arcing from one red state to another.
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