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.
St. Norbert Catholic School In Orange Welcomes Back Students With New Mask Rules, Frequent Handwashing BreaksSt. Norbert Catholic School was one the private schools in Orange County to be granted a waiver to reopen for in-person classes.
Anaheim Company Shows Future Of Pandemic-Era School Lunches: Parents Pick Meals Via App, All Food Packed In Individual BagsBecause of the pandemic, one Orange County company says it will look like entrees and sides picked by parents via app, all neatly packed together by kitchen workers in individual bags.
7 Private Schools In Riverside, San Bernardino Counties Granted Waivers To ReopenBoth Riverside and San Bernardino counties remain on the state’s monitoring list, but their respective health officials have issued waivers to several small private schools to reopen their campuses.
Lucerne Valley Elementary School One Of The First In California To Reopen to StudentsLucerne Valley Elementary School reopened Thursday with a hybrid model after getting a waiver to resume classes.