Over 60,000 people attended the
massive rally at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles in support of public
education and UTLA’s week-long strike.
Images by Joanne Kim
Teacher Laura Palacios reflects on the strike during Friday’s Grand Park rally.
Persistent claims of poverty by the district have been the most contentious issue separating LAUSD and UTLA.
Laura Palacios and other teachers take a break from the rain to have lunch, then return to the picket line.
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Important byproducts of the walkout include robust dialogues about charter schools and on how much we are willing to invest in public education.