Big teachers’ strike in Los Angeles, USA

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This 14 January 2019 CBS TV video from the USA is called Los Angeles teachers go on strike after failed negotiations with district.

By David Brown in the USA:

Los Angeles teachers strike in second largest school district in US

14 January 2019

More than 33,000 teachers in Los Angeles, California went on strike Monday morning, setting up picket lines at more than 1,200 public schools in the second largest school district in the US. Teachers are demanding higher wages, smaller class sizes and more support staff.

The walkout is the largest struggle by educators since the wave of statewide strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Arizona from March to May in 2018. Unlike those previous strikes, where teachers were largely confronting Republican-controlled state governments, Los Angeles teachers are in a direct battle with the Democratic Party, which controls every lever of government in Los Angeles and…

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