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Jeanne Allen weighs in on possible LA teacher strike

CER Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen was featured in several publications this week regarding the upcoming teacher strike in Los Angeles, which is home to the second largest school district in the nation. The strike would affect nearly half a million students, their families and 63,000 district employees and would be the first in nearly three decades, since a nine-day walkout in 1989.

​Los Angeles Times
Jan 6, 2019: The nation’s wave of teacher strikes may hit L.A. this week. But here’s how ours is different

LA School Report
Jan 9, 2019: Experts: Crippling long-term debt isn’t leaving L.A. schools much wiggle room to avert a teacher strike — and may doom the district to takeover 

KABC-FM, Larry O’Connor Show
Jan 10, 2019: LA Teacher Strike

Learn more about how CER has been defending the rights of parents and teachers for 25 years at, and be sure to keep an eye out for Allen’s take in The Atlantic and The Los Angeles Daily News which will be published in the next several days.