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LAUSD and UTLA reach a tentative deal, potentially ending six-day teachers’ strike




Striking teachers and their supporters rally in downtown Los Angeles, California on the second day of the teachers strike, on January 15, 2019.
Striking teachers and their supporters rally in downtown Los Angeles, California on the second day of the teachers strike, on January 15, 2019.
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Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a tentative agreement between UTLA and LAUSD Tuesday morning.

The deal must be approved by the district and union members. We examine the deal and discuss what comes next. 

We have reached out to LAUSD and UTLA. They did not get back to us in time for this interview.

Guests:

Wayne Johnson, former president of United Teachers Los Angeles who was president during the last LAUSD teachers strike in 1989

David Tokofsky, former LAUSD board member and a former teacher in the district

Katie Braude, executive director of Speak Up, a grassroots parent organization