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On the first day of the teacher strike, demonstrators marched in downtown Los Angeles for, among other things, more nurses, librarians and counselors, and smaller class sizes. Roxanne Turpen for NPR hide caption

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The Los Angeles Teacher Strike's Class Size Conundrum

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Classrooms at Vista Middle School sit empty on the second day of the Los Angeles teacher strike. Roxanne Turpen for NPR hide caption

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Movies, Worksheets, Computer Time: Inside LA Schools During The Teacher Strike

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AJ Jacobs: How Can We Thank Those We Take for Granted?

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Mike Robbins: What's The Difference Between Recognition And Appreciation?

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Laura Trice: Is It Okay To Ask For Appreciation?

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A demonstrator outside Hollenbeck Middle School in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, flashes a friendly smile to passersby. Roxanne Turpen for NPR hide caption

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Under Rainy Skies, Los Angeles Teachers Take To The Picket Lines

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The partial government shutdown is affecting hundreds of thousands of workers across the country and their kids, too. Many child care centers inside federal buildings are closed. Krisanapong Detraphiphat/Getty Images hide caption

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Child Care: 1 More Way Some Federal Workers Struggle During Shutdown

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LA Students Prep For A Teacher Strike Monday: 'It's So Much Bigger Than A Pay Raise'

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Federal Reserve Board Gov. Lael Brainard says a growing body of research suggests that diversity leads to better decision-making. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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The Push To Break Up The Boys' Club At The Fed

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Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike on Monday if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Alta Loma Elementary School teacher Jennifer Liebe-Zelazny is ready to strike if there's no deal come Monday, but she knows it will come at a cost to her fourth-grade students. Roxanne Turpen for NPR hide caption

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'I'm A Little Stressed': LA Teachers And Parents Brace For A Possible Strike

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Bernice "Bunny" Sandler battled discrimination on the basis of sex, helping create Title IX legislation to give women and girls more opportunities in education and athletics. J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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