Nearly 40K Students Are Not Participating In Digital Learning During Coronavirus ClosuresAbout two-thirds of high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District are taking part in digital learning programs daily since schools closed earlier this month due to the coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday.
LA Schools Chief Says Nearly A Third Of Students Not Studying OnlineRoughly 80% of families are not connected, and out of 120,000 high school students, approximately 15,000 have no online contact with their teachers or schools.
LAUSD Provides 100K N95 Masks To Local HospitalsThe Los Angeles Unified School District is providing 100,000 N-95 masks to ten local hospitals as supplies run low during the global coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: Parents Of Special Needs Students Facing Unique Challenges, Some Say LAUSD Not Doing EnoughJenny Hontz, who works for parent advocacy organization Speak UP, said LAUSD was not doing enough to support parents of children with special needs.
Coronavirus: LAUSD, Mattel, Baby2Baby And Teamsters Work Together To Support FamiliesMattel donated toys and art supplies, Baby2Baby donated diapers, wipes, baby food and blankets and Local 572 worked through the night to deliver the much-needed items to students and families Wednesday at the 64 Grab & Go Food Centers operated by the district.
LAUSD Employee Diagnosed With Coronavirus, Second Case PossibleA Los Angeles Unified School District employee has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, and there is a "possible second occurrence" not yet confirmed by health officials, the district said Tuesday.
LAUSD Schools To Stay Closed Until May 1; District Will Invest $100 Million Toward Online LearningLos Angeles Unified School District schools were originally scheduled to remain closed through the end of March.
Coronavirus: LAUSD To Open 60 Grab And Go Food Centers For FamiliesEach Grab & Go Food Centers will be open beginning Wednesday, March 18, and will be staffed weekdays from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Coronavirus: LAUSD To Offer Grab-And-Go Meals Instead Of Opening Family Resource CentersWith new, tightening restrictions on social distancing in the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus, LAUSD has scrapped its plans to open Family Resource Centers and will instead work to establish grab-and-go centers.
'It's Hard': Families Adjust To Students Being Schooled At HomeAcross Southern California and the nation, parents are becoming teachers, and living rooms are being turned into classrooms.
LAUSD School Closures Affects More Than Half-A-Million StudentsParents are scrambling to make arrangements for the more than 600,000 students from kindergarten through 12th grade who will now be at home.
Teachers Union Calls For All LAUSD Schools To Be Closed To Fight Coronavirus, Board Calls Emergency MeetingThe union representing Los Angeles Unified school teachers is calling on the district to close schools in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
LAUSD Bans Assemblies Over Coronavirus, Says No Fans At School Sporting EventsLAUSD, the largest school district in the nation, has yet to cancel in-person classes or close schools.
LAUSD Board Unanimously Approves State Of Emergency, Granting Superintendent Power To Close Schools If NecessaryWhile the board did not vote on whether or not to close the entire school system, the approved order grants the superintendent the power to do so if it becomes necessary.
Exclusive: Maywood High School Teacher Caught On Camera Punching Student Speaks OutIn 2018, Maywood Academy High School teacher Marston Riley was caught on camera punching a 14-year-old student. More than a year later, he talked exclusively to CBS2.