What to Know
- The last time the teachers held a strike was 30 years ago.
- The LAUSD is the country's second largest school district with more than 600,000 students.
- The two sides have been negotiating for nearly two years without coming close to a resolution.
Teachers at 1,000 schools across Los Angeles went on strike on Monday amid a labor contract dispute between the school district and United Teachers Los Angeles, the union that represents the teachers.
The LAUSD has put together a Family Resource Guide on what to know to prepare and keep informed if the strike were to happen.
Below are key tips for parents:
- LAUSD schools will remain open;
- School hours will remain the same;
- Morning and after-school program hours will remain the same;
- School meals will continue to be served;
- Students will be expected to attend school;
- Absences will not be excused and will be counted against the student;
- Parents will be notified of any schedule changes, if they occur;
- Instruction will be provided by limited staff and substitutes.
- The county rec department has expanded its snack program.
Parents with more specific questions are encouraged to contact their local school.