There was one key difference between last week’s picket lines of Marlton School teachers and students, and those of other LAUSD schools: Marlton’s chanted “Strike, strike, strike!” in American Sign Language.
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.