As Los Angeles Unified students go back to school, the president of the teachers union says several changes will be implemented this year. These include class size caps, a gradual reduction in class sizes, and more nurses, librarians and counselors. But where will the money come from to pay for all that?
Back to school: what's different?
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As kids go back to school, what will look different at LAUSD?
It's the first day of school at LAUSD, and teachers have a new contract that resulted from their six-day strike in January.
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America's biggest corporations pledge to put workers ahead of shareholders
This week, hundreds of CEOs from major U.S. corporations signed a statement that says maximizing shareholder profits will no longer be their companies' primary goal.
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Italy's prime minister steps down as the far-right party rises
Italy’s government collapsed today, and it joins a growing list of countries where the far-right is gaining power.
8 min, 21 sec
The worst nuclear accident in history is now an HBO mini series
On April 26, 1986, in a remote corner of Ukraine, 400 times more radioactive material was released into the atmosphere than Hiroshima. What exactly happened inside the...
15 min, 31 sec