Parents Say Children With Special Needs Are Struggling With LAUSD's Online-Only FormatLos Angeles Unified School District students went back to school for the start of the spring semester this week, but some parents of children with special needs say their children are struggling with the online-only format.
'They Can't Focus If They're Cold': LAUSD Teachers Helping Students Stay Warm As Temps DropTeachers throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District have created Amazon wish lists to bring warm clothing, school supplies and gifts to students in need.
Free Flu Shots Offered To LAUSD Students, FamiliesSuperintendent Austin Beutner will be among those who will get a flu shot Friday from Health Net, which is partnering with the district to offer the free vaccinations.
LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner Won't Send Out President Trump's Letter With Food BoxesSince its campuses closed in March, the Los Angeles Unified School District has provided about 68 million meals to families hit hard by the pandemic and its economic fallout, according to Superintendent Austin Beutner's letter to the president.
Parents Sue LAUSD Over Distance Learning PlanThe parents are calling on a judge to issue a preliminary injunction to stop the district from continuing with its distance learning plan until changes are made.
'It's So Hateful': UTLA In Hot Water After Posting Photo Of Board Member Wearing 'Blue Lives Murder' ShirtThe photo was posted Wednesday, when UTLA encouraged its members to wear Black Lives Matter shirts to support a teacher who received death threats after wearing a shirt that said, "I Can't Breathe."
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.
LAUSD Offers Glimpse Into What Schools Will Look Like Once Students ReturnSuperintendent Austin Buetner said parents will learn more in the coming days as school principals hold virtual town halls ahead of the first day of school.
'Further Widening The Educational Gap': LAUSD Parents Say Students Left Behind During Pandemic Due To Lack Of Specialized Teaching, Internet AccessLAUSD said it had not yet finalized its plans for remote learning for the upcoming school year, but said it would provide those in need with devices and internet access.
Trump Calls LA Unified Decision To Go Digital-Only For Fall Semester A 'Mistake'President Trump told CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge that the LAUSD had made a "mistake" in deciding not to reopen in the fall.
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
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.
Chuck Lorre Family Gives $250K 'Challenge Grant' To LAUSD For Student To-Go MealsThe Chuck Lorre Family Foundation has given LAUSD a $250,000 “challenge grant” to help the district continue to provide meals through its 63 Grab & Go Food Centers.