Fed Up, L.A. Principals Ask District to Close Schools During Teacher Strike

Education Week: While Los Angeles teachers have been on strike, principals and other administrators have been handling instruction. And the situation, some say, is untenable.

On Thursday, Juan Flecha, the president of the Associated Administrators of Los Angeles, which represents the district's principals, assistant principals, and some central office administrators, asked Superintendent Austin Beutner to consider closing schools until the strike is over.

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