LA School Police Chief Resigns In Response To Deep Budget CutsLos Angeles School Police Chief Todd Chamberlain tendered his resignation Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Times.
LAUSD Board Votes To Cut School Police Budget By $25MAbout 65 officers are expected to be laid off. Remaining officers will be required to give up their uniforms and patrol off campus
LAUSD Superintendent Says District Needs State's Help To Safely Return To CampusThe Los Angeles Unified School District has not yet announced plans for the upcoming school year, but on Monday, Superintendent Austin Beutner said the district needs the state's help to safely return to campus.
LAUSD Teachers Union Votes To Eliminate School Police DepartmentEarlier this week, the LAUSD Board of Education rejected a proposal to slash the LASPD’s funding 90% by 2024.
LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Funding Of School Police ForceA big crowd descended on the Los Angeles Unified School District’s headquarters Tuesday to argue for and against the funding of the district’s school force.
Hundreds Call For Defunding Of LAUSD Police In Downtown LAThe police force serving the Los Angeles County Unified School District is the largest independent law enforcement agency of its kind in the nation.
LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending Use Of Pepper Spray, Carotid Hold In Los Angeles SchoolsSuperintendent Austin Beutner says he will recommend LAUSD’s Board of Education eliminate the use of pepper spray and carotid holds in Los Angeles schools.
LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allow Children Back In School This Fall Or Stick To Remote LearningThe survey also asked about safety measures such as social distancing, eating in the classroom versus a cafeteria, having students and staff tested for COVID-19, contact tracing and wearing masks.
Beutner: Getting Children Back To School Will Be Complicated, CostlyThe superintendent acknowledged that the district did not yet know what the new school year would look like, but he said contact tracing and testing for COVID-19 have to be part of the plan.
LAUSD Teams Up With Celebrities, Snapchat For Virtual Book ClubAt the end of each episode, students are given a link to download a free digital copy of the book.
LAUSD: 57% Of District's Families Report Lost Jobs Due To Coronavirus PandemicMore than 12,000 families participated in the May survey, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner said.