LAUSD Survey: Half Of Student Families Reluctant To ReturnAs Los Angeles Unified campuses prepare to reopen next month after a yearlong closure due to COVID-19, a new survey Monday shows that only about half of families are seemingly ready to return their children to the classroom.
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.
Glendale Unified Elementary Schools To Resume In-Person Instruction March 29Glendale Unified will also offer a full-time distance learning option for the remainder of the school year for families who choose not to return to campus.
'It Is A Different Place': Experts Give Advice On Preparing Children To Return To ClassWith LAUSD announcing its plans for students to start returning to campus next month, some students may be struggling with the transition after spending more than a year at home.
LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner Aims At Reopening Preschools, Elementary Schools By April 9Campuses have been closed to students since last March, when COVID-19 started to spread throughout the country. Since then, LAUSD officials have been staunchly committed to reopening only when vaccines are made available to teachers and school workers.
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.
Interactive Map Tracks Status Of School Reopenings Across CaliforniaThe Safe Schools Reopening Map gives snapshot of where schools have reopened.
CDC Director: Teachers Do Not Have To Be Vaccinated For Schools To Safely ReopenSchools can reopen even though teachers have not yet been vaccinated, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Wolensky said during Wednesday’s White House briefing on the COVID-19 response.
'We Are Over The Moon': Las Virgenes Unified Reopens Elementary School Campus To StudentsThings looked a little different Monday as students returned to campus at Lupin Hill Elementary in Calabasas, with students staying six feet apart, wearing face coverings and counting to 20 while they washed their hands.
LA County To Hold Virtual Town Hall On School Reopening ProcessThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will host a virtual town hall event Monday discussing steps being taken to protect children returning to school, the reopening process and school waivers.
Parents, Teachers Call For Delay In Reopening Newport-Mesa Unified SchoolsA protest at Newport-Mesa Unified School District’s headquarters in Costa Mesa called for the school officials to delay reopening until the necessary safety precautions are put into place.