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During LAUSD Teachers Strike, Students Who Go to School May Be More Likely to Watch Movies Than Learn

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At Reseda High School, Guadalupe Gonzalez, 18, left, and friend Xiomara Garcia, 17, sit in the school auditorium as UTLA teachers remain on strike in January 2019. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

At Reseda High School, Guadalupe Gonzalez, 18, left, and friend Xiomara Garcia, 17, sit in the school auditorium as UTLA teachers remain on strike in January 2019. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles students who go to school during the teachers’ strike may be more likely to spend their days watching movies than receiving academic instruction in a classroom.

And some of the titles that have been screened could give them nightmares.

When The Times asked parents to name the movies that their students had watched, one said that her eighth-grader and classmates had been shown the unrated Korean zombie apocalypse movie “Train to Busan.”

Films being shown included teen dramas such as “The Hate U Give,” and “Wonder,” and historical biopics.

Read the full story at LATimes.com.

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