3,500 people participate in LA teacher strike

Los Angeles Union School District teachers protest peacefully in hopes of resolving contract negotiations.
1:29 | 01/14/19

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The rain has a really started to come down here in Los Angeles but that is not stopping. The LA teacher's union and many of them out their frightening behind me they will have 30000 members taking to the streets today. This is after they rejected the district's most recent proposal now that's inside. I've been talking trying to avoid this strike for the teachers' union saying. They still have several issues that have not been resolved including salaries and reduced class sizes some agers think. They have sent forty kids in their classes at a time. They also want more nurses hired at a districting may simply cannot afford the union demand. And they have the potential to be incredibly disruptive for the more than 600000. K through twelve students. And their family is but the district things schools will be open they will provide a safe environment for their student. And name will be providing meals some 80% of students in this district. Rely on a full paid off half priced meals. At their schools now the district saying that they've hired some 400 substitute teachers they've also read history and redistributed. 2000 of their employees that have fifteen credentials as well. And for the first time we've seen coming like this. In thirty years here also want to mention that per student athletes. All of their games and all of their practices. Have been canceled and tell this is resolved. Can whitworth include news Los Angeles.

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