Report: Coronavirus Causes First LA County School ClosureView Park Preparatory School is the first Los Angeles County school to close its doors due to coronavirus in the 2021-22 school year.
LAUSD: 97% Of Administrators, Teachers Have Received At Least 1 Dose Of COVID-19 VaccineDistrict officials say that 97% of its administrators, 97% of its teachers, and 95% of its classified supervisors have reported to the district’s Daily Pass system of receiving at least one dose of the vaccine.
LA County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak At Grant Elementary SchoolThe L.A. County Department of Public Health has identified a COVID-19 outbreak at Grant Elementary School, Los Angeles Unified confirmed Wednesday.
UTLA, LAUSD Reach Tentative Agreement For Full Return To Campus In FallUnited Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District Thursday reached a tentative agreement for a return to campus for the 2021-22 school year.
UTLA Considers Motion Calling For US To Cut Aid To IsraelAs Los Angeles schools prepare to start a new academic year this fall, teachers are poised for a contentious debate about the Middle East after United Teachers Los Angeles recently held area meetings to vote on motions to address the ongoing Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Lawsuit Alleges LAUSD Failed To Protect Children From Teacher Convicted Of Molesting MinorsA former student at 96th Street Elementary is filing suit against the Los Angeles Unified School District claiming the district did not do enough to stop a first grade teacher convicted of molesting minors.
Game On: LAUSD Says Venice High Baseball Team Can Play On Renovated FieldThe next game is scheduled for Thursday, when the Venice High baseball team will take on Palisades High.
Majority Of LAUSD Students Choose Not To Return To CampusThe Los Angeles Unified School District Monday announced only 7% of high schoolers, 12% of middle schoolers and 30% of elementary school children have returned to the classroom.
LAUSD Temporarily Halts Home Games At Million-Dollar Baseball Field After Neighbor ComplainsA complaint by a neighbor is keeping the Venice High School baseball team from hosting home games on their new multimillion dollar fields.
LAUSD, UTLA Reach Tentative Agreement On April Return To CampusThe agreement is subject to the approval of the LAUSD board and ratification by the UTLA membership. If approved, the contract will be in effect through June 30.
LAUSD Says Getting Teachers Vaccinated Is Key To Schools ReopeningLAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner has set a target date of April 9 to reopen all elementary schools on the condition that 25,000 staffers are fully vaccinated.
Local School Districts Improving Air Filtration As More Campuses Allowed To ReopenAs part of the pathway to reopening school buildings for in-person learning, Los Angeles Unified School District and others said they have upgraded their air filtration systems.
LA County Elementary Schools Get Green Light To Reopen, But LAUSD Says It Won't Open Campuses Until Staff VaccinatedLos Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn Monday said the county had "officially reached the state's threshold for reopening elementary schools," but Los Angeles Unified School District said its campuses would not reopen until all staff was vaccinated.
LAUSD Board Votes To Cut School Police Force, Divert Funds To Black Student Achievement PlanThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday voted to cut 133 positions from the L.A. School Police Department, ban the use of pepper spray on students and divert $25 million in funding cut from the department to better support Black students.
Ferrer Says LA County Could Begin Vaccinating Teachers In Coming WeeksDr. Barbara Ferrer, county public health director, told the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday that teachers could start getting COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming weeks.