LAUSD Begins Ambitious Coronavirus Testing Program For Students, StaffOnce all students are back on campuses, the district plans on conducting about 40,000 tests per day.
LA Schools To Begin Allowing Students With Extra Needs Back On CampusesBeginning Sept. 14, K-12 schools can welcome back students studying English as a second language and those with special needs.
LA County Gives OK For Hair Salons, Barbershops To Reopen Indoor OperationsThey can reopen indoor operations with 25% capacity.
Suit Against LAUSD Claims Teacher Abused Student Because He Is Black, Has DisabilitiesA lawsuit was filed on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Unified School District claiming a principal took no action following the verbal and physical abuse of a student.
LAUSD Virtual Attendance Dips As School Year Gets UnderwayDaily student attendance in the Los Angeles Unified School District is down slightly as the virtual school year gets underway, officials said Monday.
Families Of Children With Special Needs Struggle To Adjust To Distance Learning, Lack Of Health ServicesIt’s a trying time for families with young children, but families of children with special needs feel especially hard hit with both remote learning and most health services online.
LAUSD To Add Mandatory Ethnic Studies Class To CurriculumBy 2023-24, all high school students will be required to take at least one ethnic studies course to graduate.
LA City To Launch 'Kids First' Program Helping Homeless Families With School-Age ChildrenThe $770,000 "Kids First" program is a collaborative effort led by Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez that will give educational, life-needs and housing assistance throughout the LAUSD school year to over 50 families.
LAUSD Students And Parents Deal With First Day Of Online Learning FrustrationsThe first day of school was Tuesday, but the first two days of the semester were occupied with orientation. Students logged in Thursday for the first time to actually learn…without much enthusiasm.
LAUSD Teachers Prepare For First Day Of Virtual Instruction Following Days Of OrientationPart of the district's agreement with United Teachers Los Angeles, the teachers union, was the flexibility for educators to work on campus or at home — whichever they felt was best for them.
Technical Difficulties, Supply Shortages Among Challenges As LAUSD Launches School Year OnlineOn Dell's website, Google Chromebooks are sold out. At Ikea, people waited hours to get in, only to find out most desks and chairs are out of stock. Prices have soared for kids' desks online at big box stores like Walmart.