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L.A. Teachers Skip Class to Protest Cuts

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L.A. Teachers Skip Class to Protest Cuts

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L.A. Teachers Skip Class to Protest Cuts

L.A. Teachers Skip Class to Protest Cuts

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Thousands of Los Angeles public school teachers skip first period Friday morning as a protest against $350 million in state education cuts. The school district lost a last-minute court battle to get the action blocked after arguing the protest would cause a chaotic situation for the district's 700,000 students.