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Deal With Workers Averts 1-Day Strike That Could Have Shut Down L.A. Schools

L.A. school district employees participate in a protest in February 2018. (Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

L.A. school district employees participate in a protest in February 2018. (Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles school district and union officials announced a contract agreement Tuesday night that averted a one-day strike planned for next week.

The pact, which runs through June 2020, removes one labor problem from the desk of incoming Supt. Austin Beutner — whose first day on the job would have coincided with the strike.

Plenty of other challenges remain.

The agreement also serves as an achievement for outgoing interim Supt. Vivian Ekchian.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.