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LA school stages walkout over layoffs, budget

A large crowd of students at Hamilton High School in the South Robertson area of L.A. staged a walkout Friday to protest budget cuts and layoffs.

March 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Students at Hamilton High School in the South Robertson area of Los Angeles staged a walkout Friday to protest budget cuts.

The cuts forced proposed layoffs of thousands of teachers within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

A rally with teachers and parents are also planned.

Pink slips went out to at least 19,000 teachers statewide this week, including teachers at Hamilton High School.