30,000 Los Angeles teachers go on strike over pay

30,000 Los Angeles teachers go on strike over pay

Some 480,000 children were affected Monday as 30,000 Los Angeles teachers went on strike for the first time in 30 years, demanding a pay raise. The teachers are demanding the state raise their pay by 6.5 per cent immediately. Governor Gavin Newsom urged both the union and the school district to make a deal to prevent ’disrupting the lives of too many kids and their families’.

KCooper
KCooper
Basty Bees
Basty Bees 1 year

What did they expect with open borders and sanctuary cities? The reason I left CA was to get a better education for my kid. Stay red Texas. Please stay red.

ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 1 year

I will help. By homeschooling my children. Hate the public school system.

Jack King
Jack King 1 year

its funny if we actually had a good schooling system most of them would be without jobs.

MEIJIN44
MEIJIN44 1 year

Am I the only one who thinks physical schools should be things of the past. Over 85% of things taught in school is either not something you need to know, slanted in a particular direction, or something you aren't going to remember long enough to matter. Second of all one could probably learn more from a internet based school with more focuses towards actually learning and not pointless and irrational social conditioning. People won't have to wake up early to go to school and they learn at their own pace with a focus on their interests for optimized learning. If a few hours of looking for something can find interesting ads of things I want surely finding a compatible job and career path can be made easier. It would make it easier to focus on social programs for communites that need it instead of funding schools and supplies that go to waste when people already have better equipment at home. I am sure that 8 out of ten people in the us have smartphones. Basic tablets can teach most of the school curriculum up to middle school. Am I the only one that thinks that education has stagnated as has teaching. Let's be real schools are more daycare than education facilities.

Hannibal
Hannibal 1 year

The per-pupil dollar amount in California is enough to send every kid to a good private school. We need to evaluate how the money is spent before forking over more.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 1 year

"Estamos con Los maestros de Los Angeles", write in English people, this is America.

SN 1054
SN 1054 1 year

They could just raise taxes some more. Surely everyone in LA would be willing to fork over more tax money for their children's education. Raising property taxes sounds like a good start. The businesses will not mind at all. That should be a simple and quick solution in such a left leaning and progressive area. 🙄

IIZard
IIZard 1 year

Fire all of them and remove licencing requirements from private schools

MightyMargulis
MightyMargulis 1 year

they need to be taught the lesson the teachers of Wisconsin were a few years ago. its forbidden by law for government employees to form a union. why this law is ignored by so many fields i dont understand .

space ghost
space ghost 1 year

Kinda funny there are so many government employees not getting paid and still working then these teachers are walking the street bitching about pay.

Vault Tec USA
Vault Tec USA 1 year

And people wana arm them

The Rational Rifleman
The Rational Rifleman 1 year

Fire them all and have the kids study online, or don't, anything is better than having them learn the excuse for a curriculum, not to mention the Secondary curriculum that is obedience to these leftist freaks.

John Galt
John Galt 1 year

school isn't about learning, homeschool if u can

david dindu
david dindu 1 year

just raise the gas tax to fund it. works in france

Brandon Barnett
Brandon Barnett 1 year

How about the Democrats go along with his plan since they wanted to have a wall. Here we are bitching and nothing is getting done because the Dems wanna complain.

space ghost
space ghost 1 year

18% of 4th graders can read at a 4th grade level yet the teachers are demanding more money??? How bout you make it where 25% of 4th graders are reading at a 5th grade level then ask for a raise. What happened to doing a good job.

Star Alien
Star Alien 1 year

Teachers all over the country using collective action to fix a broken and under funded education system.

richard tracy
richard tracy 1 year

This guy has to be one of the dumbest mofos around if he thinks he even has a remote shot at being taken seriously.

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