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Thousands Protest, Then Go Back to Teaching

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Across Los Angeles, thousands among thousands of teachers protested proposed state cuts to education in an hourlong strike as the school bell marked the beginning of the day. Perhaps 40,000 strong, small to large groups gathered at their respective schools in an act some call "civil disobedience" meant to make change in the system. LAist Photographer Tom Andrews visited Marshall High School and Allesandro Elementary.