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Class size reduction motivates striking teachers, but is it worth the high cost?

Kyle Stokes/KPCC
| Los Angeles teachers union members have made a class-size reduction central to their demands during their strike against the L.A. Unified School District.

Teachers, students remember last LAUSD strike in 1989

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It's been 30 years since L.A.'s public school teachers walked out of their classrooms. But many still remember the nine days when teachers "walked the line in '89."

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With striking teachers outside, skeleton crews try to keep schools running

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Los Angeles Unified School District teachers walked off the job today for their first strike in 30 years.  While they marched and walked picket lines outside, skeleton crews of administrators and aides inside kept schools running as best they could.

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LAUSD teachers push back strike to Monday

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Teachers were supposed to strike Thursday, but now they're scheduled to start after the weekend since the district challenged the teacher's union on a technicality.

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Student opponents of LAUSD’s random search policy disrupted fundraiser with superintendent

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Every day, L.A. Unified middle- and high school staff select students at random to be searched for drugs and weapons.

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LAUSD school, once a target for ‘parent trigger,’ posts huge gains on latest statewide tests

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The results are in from the standardized tests students in California public schools took last spring — and overall, kids across the state scored a little better this year than they did in 2017.

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On eve of mediation, LAUSD makes new offer to teachers

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The contract dispute has United Teachers Los Angeles members ready for a possible strike, which could come as soon as this year if the two sides don't reach a deal.

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LAUSD’s leader wants to ‘manage out’ bad teachers. But does the district know which teachers are bad?

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Los Angeles Unified schools superintendent Austin Beutner has called for removing the district’s weakest teachers from the classroom.

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