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'We strike on Monday if no agreement is reached'

Los Angeles is bracing for a teacher strike on Monday, which could affect roughly 480,000 public school students.

On one side is the LA Unified School District. On the other side is United Teachers Los Angeles, a union of about 30,000 members who have been working without a contract for over a year now.

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New guidelines for campus sexual assault enforcement are open for public comment

In an election that's largely not about education — polls and NPR's reporting says immigration and healthcare are two top issues — we wanted to focus on the places where education is influencing and mobilizing voters.

Here are our nine takeaways of what to watch:

1. Teachers are flexing their (political) muscles

With just days to go, both of the major teachers' unions have devoted their considerable resources to the election.