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.
North Hollywood Private School Staff Receive First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, Prompting QuestionsThe Wesley School, a private school in North Hollywood, sent an email to its parents that all employees who wanted to receive a COVID-19 vaccine were able to get their first dose "through a special program for essential workers and educators."
'We Cannot Break State Law To Do So': LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner Responds To Threatened Lawsuit Aimed At Reopening SchoolsLos Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner responded Friday to a threatened lawsuit brought on by Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino who wants the city to reopen schools.
LA Councilman Joe Buscaino Announces Plan To Sue LAUSD To Reopen SchoolsLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino announced Thursday that he would be asking the city to go to court to force the Los Angeles Unified School District to reopen campuses.