L.A. Teachers End Strike After Agreeing to Contract Deal

HeadlineJan 23, 2019

In Los Angeles, public school teachers are returning to classrooms today after approving an agreement to end a historic 6-day strike. United Teachers Los Angeles and Los Angeles city officials announced Tuesday morning that they had reached a deal on a new contract. The agreement includes pay increases for teachers, additional support staff in schools, smaller class sizes and the regulation of charter schools. Meanwhile, teachers in Denver have overwhelmingly voted to strike. The decision came after failing to come to an agreement with the Denver school system over contract and pay issues. This will be the first such strike for Denver teachers in a quarter of a century. We’ll have more on the teachers’ strike after headlines.

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