California teachers prepare to strike

Two California teachers unions are on the verge of launching the West Coast’s biggest teacher walkout since 1989. At stake is far more than fair wages for school workers. Contract demands include smaller class sizes and less testing, as well as the addition of necessary health and social services staff.

The United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) and the Oakland Education Association (OEA) declared Saturday, Dec. 15, a day of solidarity.

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