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T4CW 5.25.09: L.A. Unified's Teachers
by Maestr@
Monday May 25th, 2009 7:32 PM
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
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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.

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by Maestr@ Monday May 25th, 2009 7:32 PM