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T4CW 5.25.09: L.A. Unified's Teachers
The Teachers spoke with Betty Forrester, Secretary of the UTLA (United Teachers of LA), about recent actions taken by Los Angeles teachers in response to budget cuts & layoffs. 42:19 min., MP3 format
39 Teachers and Union staff were arrested on May 15th outside the District Headquarters in Downtown LA. Betty spoke about what led to that action, the escalation and challenges of organizing a one day strike, and supporting students and teachers alike to overcome the unprecedented challenges facing public education in this depression/crisis.
Teachers 4 Class War airs live every Monday night at 6 PM on Freak Radio 101.1 FM.