“. . . We don’t feel its fair to put parents in the Middle”

Taylor Swaak reports on what Los Angeles parents are thinking and doing about the upcoming strike in the LA School Report.

While parents love and appreciate their teachers, they also don’t want their children’s education to be collateral damagein a fight among adults, they told LA School Report. Their top concerns during a strike are safety and the quality of classroom instruction.

United Teachers Los Angeles plans a January strike if no agreement is reached. More than 30,000 teachers across the district’s 1,100 public schools could participate, affecting more than 480,000 students in the country’s second-largest school district.