LAUSD says it can meet ‘24/7’ with union to avoid three-day strike and school shutdowns

Los Angeles schools Supt. Alberto Carvalho said Wednesday morning that he and district negotiators areprepared to meet around the clock to avert a planned three-day strike by unions representing teachers and campus support staff.

His public invitation comes as the school system’s two largest employee unions prepare for a joint rally Wednesday afternoon at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. At the rally, union leaders have said they will announce the date of the strike, which could be scheduled for as early as next week.

The strike would shut down schools attended by more than 420,000 students, Click here to read more: