Los Angeles teachers are striking but schools are still open

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Los Angeles teachers are striking but schools are still open

Thousands of teachers and supporters hold signs in the rain during a rally Monday in Los Angeles. Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike Monday for the first time in three decades after contract negotiations failed in the nation’s second-largest school district, but schools stayed open with the help of substitutes and district officials said students were learning.

Los Angeles teachers are striking but schools are still open

Thousands of teachers and supporters hold signs in the rain during a rally Monday in Los Angeles. Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike Monday for the first time in three decades after contract negotiations failed in the nation’s second-largest school district, but schools stayed open with the help of substitutes and district officials said students were learning.