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Another teacher strike on the way

Education | Los Angeles educators set to walk out next week
by Laura Edghill
Posted 1/02/19, 03:04 pm

As students across the country return from Christmas break, those in the nation’s second-largest public school district may have to wait a little longer. Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District plan to go on strike starting Jan. 10—their first walkout in nearly 30 years.

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Sophia Lee

Meeting Michael Garcia

Disasters | An unplanned acquaintance with a wildfire survivor
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/26/18, 08:39 am

When Michael Garcia first spoke to me, I secretly wished he would leave me alone. 

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Sophia Lee

Reporting and worrying

Faith & Inspiration | God often replaces my anxieties with an abundance of helpful sources
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/18/18, 01:22 pm

As a journalist, I’ve often had moments of anxiety when I felt like I would never be able to produce a story. That is, until I remember I serve a God who hears my prayers. 

Each time after I pray, God opens doors to sources that turn out to be what I call a “journalist’s jackpot.” That was the case while I was reporting on a story about the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting and wildfires in Southern California. 

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