By keeping a tight message and engaging parents, the union was able to highlight issues of inequality and L.A.'s struggling school system in a way that supporters hope has lasting significance.
L.A. schools lost $15 million on Day 1; attendance improved slightly on Day 2 of the teachers' strike
As the LAUSD strike enters Day 2, no negotiations with the Los Angeles Unified School District are planned. People wonder when the strike will end. Meanwhile, the district says it lost $15 million the first day.