Last-minute talks fail, massive LAUSD strike and school shutdowns set for Tuesday
Last-minute efforts failed to avert a Tuesday strike that will shut down Los Angeles public schools and lead to a disruption of learning, vital meal services and the daily lives of some 420,000 children and their families in the nation’s second-largest school system.
L.A. schools Supt. Alberto Carvalho called the walkout an unnecessary harm to students that will compound the setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2019 teachers strike, when six school days were lost.
Union leaders called the strike an unfortunate but necessary step to uplift workers and...