Poll: Health Care, Education Increasingly Important to Americans

While the news of the day may be focused on the government shutdown and illegal immigration, a growing number of Americans say the president and Congress should be prioritizing health care and education in 2019, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday.

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Los Angeles Teachers Return to Schools After Reaching Deal

After the large rallies and marches in the rain over the last week, Los Angeles educators returned to their classrooms Wednesday – putting an end to a six-day teachers’ strike where more than 30,000 union members seized on a groundswell of support for public education at the nation’s second largest school district.

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LA Teachers Strike for First Time in 30 Years

Rain fell on more than 30,000 Los Angeles Unified School District educators as they picketed and marched outside classrooms and schools Monday, the first day of a strike demanding class size reductions, more social workers and librarians and better pay for teachers at the nation’s second largest public-school districts.

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