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L.A. school board backs tentative teachers pact with 10% raise
L.A. school board backs tentative teachers pact with 10% raise

The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to back a tentative labor agreement that would give teachers a 10% raise over two years — their first pay increase in eight years. The agreement would fund smaller classes and more counselors and soothe several months of labor tensions — including talk of a strike in the nation's second-largest school system. "This is a family in LAUSD. Sometimes, as a family does, they fight," said board President Richard Vladovic as he stood with board colleagues and union leaders to announce the vote. "But we have come together as one." Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of United Teachers Los...

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