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A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Thursday cleared the path for a Los Angeles teachers’ strike to start Monday.
Whether it does, however, will depend on negotiations that resume Friday and could stretch into the weekend.
Additional funding from the state budget could help bridge the gap between United Teachers Los Angeles and the L.A. Unified School District. L.A. schools Superintendent Austin Beutner said Thursday he was encouraged enough by Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal that he will take an improved offer into Friday’s meeting. He did not offer details. …