(From NBC News)
The [teachers] union said Monday that teachers are due back at picket lines Tuesday morning even if an agreement is reached Monday, saying it takes time to mobilize a ratification vote of a deal. . . .
“The parties are still at the table, and I am optimistic that we have the momentum to take those final steps toward bringing our teachers and young people back into their classrooms,” . . . [Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti] said in a statement.