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Hearing from LAUSD parents about ongoing labor negotiations between school district and teacher unions

Dec 19, 2018

Empty deckchairs in in an empty classroom

Empty deckchairs in in an empty classroom; Credit: Don Harder/Flickr Creative Commons

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Negotiations between Los Angeles Unified School District and United Teachers Los Angeles, the union representing 33,000 teachers, continue to unfold.

UTLA announced a news conference at 10:00a.m. Wednesday morning. Details of the conference remain unclear and the dispute is still up in the air.

The conference comes after the release of a fact-finding report yesterday and a teacher rally in downtown Los Angeles Saturday morning. The district, which has more than 640,000 K-12 students, hasn’t seen a formal strike by teachers in almost 30 years.

If you’re a LAUSD parent, what are your thoughts on the ongoing conflict? Do you support or oppose teachers going on strike? Call us at 866-893-5722.

Guest:

Seth Litt, executive director of Parent Revolution, an LAUSD parent group; former public school principal in New York

This content is from Southern California Public Radio. View the original story at SCPR.org.

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