2019 started turbulently for the Los Angeles Unified School District, a teacher’s strike, which was authorized in September of 2018 and went into effect on January 14, 2019. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti mediated the marathon negotiations at City Hall. More than 1,000 firefighters from across the U.S. and Canada marched on behalf of striking educators. Day six of the teacher strike finally saw its end, along with a historic agreement heralded to change the future of public education. The summary of agreement provided by UTLA, addresses a cap on charter schools, a decrease in class sizes and an increase in school funding among many other pressing issues.