Incoming LAUSD Superintendent: COVID is `Here to Stay'Carvalho is not scheduled to take over as superintendent until March, but made the visit Friday to get a firsthand look at how the district is managing during the first week of instruction amid a countywide surge in COVID-19 infections.
New LAUSD Superintendent Makes First School VisitAlberto Carvalho paid his first school visit Friday since being named the new superintendent for LAUSD.
Substitutes Replace Sick Teachers To Begin Spring Semester In LAUSDOn Tuesday, most students in Los Angeles returned to school, however, many were greeted with unfamiliar faces.
LAUSD Students Return To Campuses TuesdayTens of thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students headed back to classes Tuesday amid a dramatic countywide surge in COVID-19 cases, but officials continue to insist on the effectiveness of infection-control measures on campus.
LAUSD Postpones All Athletic Competitions Until January 14LAUSD has postponed all athletic competitions for at least the first week of the Spring semester, due to the rapidly surging positive COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County.
Testing Surge Continues For Students Set To Return To Class On TuesdayAs Los Angeles Unified School District officials scramble to get every student and staff-member tested prior to their return on Monday, other school districts like Burbank are considering the same - holding an emergency meeting on Saturday evening to address the topic.
LAUSD Offers Students Free At-Home Tests, On-Site Testing Prior To Start Of Classes TuesdayFree testing kits, as well as on-site tests, will also be available Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at grab-and-go district sites, which can be found on LAUSD's website.
LAUSD Testing Positivity Jumps To 13.5%Testing continued Friday at all of the district’s sites, but the effort to get all students tested before classes resume on Tuesday expanded to handing out free rapid antigen tests to students at all its grab-and-go sites.
LAUSD Launches At-Home Test Distribution ProgramThe Los Angeles Unified School District announced that parents and students can pick up their at-home testing kits on Friday and Saturday.
At-Home COVID Testing For StudentsAs COVID-19 cases continue to surge and with kids returning to school from their holiday break, school districts are offering free at-home testing kits to their students.
LAUSD To Distribute 2 COVID-19 Test Kits To Each Student At Grab-And-Go Sites This WeekendAfter announcing proof of a negative COVID-19 test will be required in order to return to campuses for the spring semester, Los Angeles Unified School District officials are working on distributing self-test kits to its more than 600,000 students.
LAUSD Will Require Negative COVID-19 Tests Before Return To ClassroomsThe Los Angeles Unified School District has announced that all students and staff, regardless of vaccination status, will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test before they can return to campuses when school resumes next week.
COVID-Related Pediatric Hospitalizations Nearly Doubled In DecemberBabies and toddlers were amongst the steepest increase of hospitalizations in Los Angeles County, prompting concern from public health officials as in-person is set to resume.
LAUSD Delays Enforcement Of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For Students Until Fall 2022The district will continue to require baseline and weekly testing of all students and staff, regardless of vaccination status, through January.
LAUSD Approves Employment Contract With New Superintendent Alberto CarvalhoThe four-year contract will have a base salary of $440,000 per year.