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L.A. Teacher’s Union Agrees to Drop Mask Mandate

The agreement says indoor masking will be optional for all staff and students starting Wednesday, but retains it is “strongly recommended”

LAUSD Parents Hold Protest Against Indoor Mask Mandate

Protestors are directing their frustrations at United Teachers Los Angeles, who have been key in extending the mandate
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Exclusive: Cecily Myart-Cruz’s Hostile Takeover of L.A.’s Public Schools

The head of the L.A. teachers' union is ambitious, audacious, and uncompromising. But critics blast her as a demagogue whose gamesmanship during the pandemic took a toll on the kids she claims to fight for
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A Second Group of LAUSD Parents File a Lawsuit for Schools to Fully Reopen

L.A. public schools are set to start a staggered reopening on April 12, but parents’ displeasure with the details of the plan has spawned a pair of lawsuits and plenty of protests
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The Union Says No Way to Teachers Broadcasting Lessons from Empty Classrooms

United Teachers Los Angeles rejected an "unacceptable" plan to have teachers instruct virtually from the classroom
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L.A.’s Influential Teachers Union Has Endorsed Bernie Sanders for President

They are the first teachers’ union in the nation to endorse a presidential candidate
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Not All L.A. Teachers Are Thrilled About Their Post-Strike Contract

Some educators’ and observers’ expectations didn’t quite line up with reality
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How Music, Dance, and a Mariachi Band Helped Buoy Spirits During the Teachers Strike

L.A. teachers made noise in more ways than one
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Little Steven Van Zandt Joined the L.A. Teachers Strike Wednesday Morning

The E Street Band legend and Sopranos star demonstrated in solidarity with L.A. educators