LA Teachers Union Votes To Reject State's Plan To Return To In-Person LearningTeachers say they are prepared to strike if the Los Angeles Unified school district tries to force a return to the classroom next month.
LA Schools To Resume Outdoor Sports; Participants Required To Wear Masks, Undergo Weekly COVID TestingLos Angeles Unified schools will begin allowing students ages 13 and older to participate in outdoor sports competitions, officials announced Wednesday.
Newsom, Lawmakers Reach Deal To Reopen Schools; LAUSD Hopes To Bring Back Students By Mid-AprilUnder the deal announced Monday, school districts could get up to $6.6 billion if they reopen classrooms by March 31.
LAUSD Purchases 10 More All-Electric 'Magic School Buses' To Bring Students Back When Campuses ReopenThe LionC buses can travel 155 miles on a single charge and include an integrated wheelchair lift. Superintendent Austin Beutner says just one of these buses will save more than $10,000 annually in lower maintenance costs and reduce greenhouse gases by 54,000 each.
LAUSD Opens COVID Vaccine Site At SoFI Stadium Monday For Education Staff OnlySuperintendent Austin Beutner said he hopes to have preschools and elementary schools reopen for in-person learning by April 9.
LA Teachers: 'No Current Plans' To Reopen SchoolsThe union representing 33,000 Los Angeles teachers and other school employees Friday rejected "any fixed date" to reopen schools and says "there are no current plans" to do so.
LAUSD Parents Hold Zoom Blackout Protest As District Reaches Deal With Workers On Eventual ReopeningInstead of logging into their Zoom classes, dozens of children and their parents held a protest outside the Federal Building in Westwood in an effort to put pressure on LAUSD to resume in-person learning.
LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner Aims At Reopening Preschools, Elementary Schools By April 9Campuses have been closed to students since last March, when COVID-19 started to spread throughout the country. Since then, LAUSD officials have been staunchly committed to reopening only when vaccines are made available to teachers and school workers.
LA Schools Reopening: What Does The Timeline Look Like?Rapid declines in new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are making health officials in Los Angeles give the green light to opening schools again.
LAUSD Planning Large-Scale Vaccine Site At SoFi Stadium For All LA County TeachersThe site -- a collaboration between LAUSD, the L.A. Rams and the city of Inglewood -- would be capable of vaccinating over 10,000 people per day.
LA County Teachers, Food Workers, Police Likely Eligible For COVID Vaccine Starting March 1Making those groups eligible will add about 1.5 million people to the pool of residents seeking shots.
LAUSD Opens First School-Based COVID Vaccine Site WednesdayLAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner has repeatedly said that its campuses will not reopen until teachers and staff are vaccinated.
Nearly 60 Community Organizations Sign On To LAUSD Letter Urging Newsom To Prioritize Teacher VaccinationsThe letter is the latest volley in Superintendent Austin Beutner’s campaign to get teachers and school employees moved to the front of the line of the state’s vaccination schedule.
City Council Looks At Plan To Sue LAUSD To Reopen Schools The Los Angeles City Council is considering its legal options to compel LAUSD schools to reopen for in-person instruction at 25% capacity.
Thousands Of Toothbrushes To Be Delivered To LAUSD Families As Part Of Massive Oral Health CampaignTens of thousands of toothbrushes were set to be delivered to families within the Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday in an effort to promote the importance of good oral health habits.