The LA teachers’ strike ends after teachers approve deal, according to preliminary figures
- The six-day Los Angeles teachers' strike ended Tuesday after teachers and staff members threw their support behind a new agreement reached hours earlier, according to a preliminary vote tally.
- The vote by members of the United Teachers Los Angeles union enables teachers to return to work on Wednesday, ending a battle that left 600,000 students in limbo.
- The new agreement with the district includes a 6% raise, a gradual decrease in class sizes over the next few years and more counselors, librarians and nurses.
The six-day Los Angeles teachers’ strike ended Tuesday after teachers and staff members threw their support behind a new agreement reached hours earlier, according to a preliminary vote tally.
“It is a historic agreement,” the mayor, who helped mediate the dueling sides, said before Tuesday’s vote. “It gets to lower class sizes. It gets to proper support staff.
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