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LAUSD, Sen. Padilla pitch power of transitioning to electric school buses

A vender sells apparel in front of a LAUSD gas school bus lot across the street from a news conference on electrifying America’s school bus fleet on Thursday, May 6, 2021 in another bus yard in Los Angeles. U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla and Rep. Tony Cárdenas were on hand to discuss their legislation, Clean Commute for Kids Act, that would invest $25 billion to replace diesel buses with electric buses. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) In front of a LAUSD electric school bus ...
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New career-readiness program to debut at Crenshaw High this fall

LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner visits with Crenshaw High School students during the announcement of 3DE (Three Dimensional Education) at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The launch in the fall will be the first 3DE project-based instructional model in California. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Eric Mitchell, social media manager at Crenshaw High School, waits for LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner’s arrival during the announcement of 3DE (Three Dim...
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LAUSD Board of Education decides not to extend 2021-22 school year

Rather than mandate a longer academic year, schools in the Los Angeles Unified district will only be required to provide the typical 180 days of instruction for the 2021-22 year — although individual campuses will have the option to offer extra class or staff development time, the Board of Education decided on Tuesday, May 4. The board’s unanimous vote, based on a recommendation by district staff, came a day after LAUSD leaders scrapped a proposal by Superintendent Austin Beutner to tack on 10 m...
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LAUSD staff scraps plan to extend 2021-22 school year by two weeks

One day ahead of a board discussion on the issue, Los Angeles Unified School District officials have scrapped a proposal to extend the 2021-22 school year by as much as two weeks, citing a lack of support among teachers, administrators and other stakeholders. According to a staff report released Monday ahead of Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, a survey conducted in late April found 75% of teachers and 62% of administrators calling for no change to the 2021-22 instructional calendar. Given s...
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LAUSD reopens playgrounds at elementary, early education campuses

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner joins a kindergarten class at Kenter Canyon School in Brentwood to celebrate the reopening of playgrounds at early education centers and elementary schools across the district on Monday, May 3, 2021. Parents were upset to learn that the play structures were off limits when students first returned to school last month. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Custodian Fidel Alfaro sprays down Kenter Canyon Sch...
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LAUSD reopens playgrounds at elementary, early ed campuses

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner joins a kindergarten class at Kenter Canyon School in Brentwood to celebrate the reopening of playgrounds at early education centers and elementary schools across the district on Monday, May 3, 2021. Parents were upset to learn that the play structures were off limits when students first returned to school last month. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Custodian Fidel Alfaro sprays down Kenter Canyon Sch...
Tags: School, News, Education, California, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Brentwood, Sawyer, Knott, LA County, Los Angeles Unified School District, Berry Farm, Austin Beutner, Beutner, Nick Melvoin


LA County reports no new coronavirus deaths Sunday, 313 new cases

Los Angeles County reported no additional coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, May 2, welcome news for officials who’ve seen increasing evidence in recent weeks that the pandemic is on the wane. The county also reported 313 new cases of COVID-19. Officials cautioned that those low numbers, though in step with recent downward trends, likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend during scaled-back record-keeping. According to state figures, the number of coronavirus patients in county hospita...
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LAUSD teachers oppose adding 10 days to school year, union says

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner, right, and State Senator Henry Stern observe teacher Bruce Newborn at Hale Charter Academy, Friday, April, 30, 2021. Middle and high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District returned to the classroom for the first time in more than a year this week. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Students check in before entering Hale Charter Academy, Friday, April, 30, 2021. Middle and high school students in the Los Angeles Unifi...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles Daily News, Scott Schmerelson, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner, Beutner


UTLA president: LAUSD campus reopenings have generally gone well, ‘but the exhaustion is real’

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and UTLA President Cecily Myart-Cruz visit the school chicken coop at Playa Vista Elementary School on Thursday, April 29, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and UTLA President Cecily Myart-Cruz visit the school chicken coop at Playa Vista Elementary School on Thursday, April 29, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and UTLA President Cecily M...
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LAUSD playgrounds will reopen with new cleaning procedures and play rules

LOS ANGELES — Playgrounds at all Los Angeles Unified elementary schools and early education centers will reopen Monday after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. District personnel will use electrostatic misters and approved disinfectant to regularly sanitize playground equipment, the same procedure used to clean frequently touched surfaces in a school, according to Superintendent Austin Beutner. Only one group of students will be allowed to use the playground at a time, and students wi...
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LAUSD welcomes secondary students back to school this week

For the past two weeks, Los Angeles Unified officials have focused their attention on welcoming the district’s youngest learners back to classrooms. This week, they turn their attention to secondary students. Sixth and ninth graders will head to school for the first time in more than 13 months today, April 27, or on Wednesday, while students in grades 7-8 and 10-12 are set to return Thursday or Friday. For the students returning today, this may well be their first time to step foot on their camp...
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LAUSD students should be able to return to all-day, in-person instruction in fall, superintendent says

Students in Los Angeles Unified should be able to return to all-day, in-person instruction in the fall, assuming schedules are adjusted, more people in the community get vaccinated and the level of coronavirus infections continue to drop, Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday, April 26. As the district’s secondary students prepare to head back to classrooms this week — the first time in more than a year — Beutner acknowledged that middle and high schoolers won’t receive in-person instruction...
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LAUSD board names interim schools chief

The Los Angeles Unified school board announced Friday, April 23, that Megan Reilly, the district’s deputy superintendent, will take over as interim schools chief when current Superintendent Austin Beutner’s contract runs out at the end of June. Reilly, who will take over the helm on July 1, received the unanimous support of the board, which met in closed session Friday, two days after Beutner informed board members he would not seek a contract renewal. Reilly first worked for LAUSD as its chief ...
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LAUSD’S outgoing superintendent offers to ‘be around’ to help with transition

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner holds a press conference at Willow Elementary School in South Gate on Thursday, April 22, 2021 after welcoming back students. Beutner said this week he will not renew his contract when it ends in June. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner holds a press conference at Willow Elementary School in South Gate on Thursday, April 22, 2021 after welcoming back students. Beutner said this week he will not re...
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LA schools chief Beutner will depart LAUSD when his contract runs out in June

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner has his temperature checked as he walks in the gates at Betty Plasencia Elementary School in Los Angeles on Monday, April 19, 2021 as teachers and staff return to school in preparation for students returning to the classroom this week. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner along with teachers and staff do Betty Plasencia Elementary School’s ch...
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LAUSD’s Beutner stands behind district’s vaccine/testing efforts

Los Angeles Unified schools chief Austin Beutner on Monday, April 19, defended the district’s mandatory COVID-19 testing program and stressed the importance of getting children younger than 16 vaccinated once that becomes an option. During his weekly community update, the superintendent noted that 72 district employees and 105 students who tested positive for the coronavirus over the past two weeks were identified and kept away from schools just as campuses start to reopen. Related links M...
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Another wave of students return to LAUSD campuses

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner visits Betty Plasencia Elementary School in Los Angeles on Monday, April 19, 2021 as teachers and staff return to school in preparation for students returning to the classroom this week. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Teachers and staff return to Betty Plasencia Elementary School in Los Angeles on Monday, April 19, 2021 in preparation for students returning to the classroom this week. (Photo by Sarah ...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Soriano, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles Unified, Austin Beutner


School’s in: Day finally arrives for LAUSD to reopen its first wave of campuses

More than a year after abruptly shuttering campuses in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s second-largest school district is embarking on a new chapter by reopening its first schools on Tuesday, April 13. Sixty-one elementary schools and 11 early education centers will welcome some of Los Angeles Unified’s youngest learners to campus this morning. For some, it has been more than 400 days since they last stepped foot in a school building. For others, this will be their first time i...
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LAUSD readies campuses for this week’s return of in-person learning

Teachers from Normont Elementary School socially distanced in the quad to listen to a few words from LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner, in Harbor City on Monday, April 12, 2021. Beutner visited schools on Monday to meet teachers and give the media a chance to see the new safety measures in place before students arrive on Tuesday. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Superintendent Austin Beutner, right, fist bumps Mrs. Martinez, a kindergarten teacher at Normont Elementary School...
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LAUSD hit with another school reopening lawsuit

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been hit with another lawsuit over its school reopening plan, a week after another group of parents sued the district and local teachers union over similar issues. The latest lawsuit, filed Wednesday, April 7, in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of parents in a grassroots group known as California Students United, seeks to compel the nation’s second-largest district to fully reopen schools — meaning full-time, in-person learning at all eleme...
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LAUSD opens first of 25 school-based vaccination sites

LA Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner is joined by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to announce a program with St. John’s Medical Center to provide free COVID vaccinations to families at LAUSD school sites during a press conference at George Washington Preparatory Senior High School in South Los Angeles on Wednesday April 7, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Ivette and David Giron, and their children Anthony, 7, and Madelyne, 5, appear with LA Unified School Distr...
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LAUSD to provide child-care subsidies to employees to ease return to campus

The Los Angeles Unified School District will provide $500 monthly subsidies to eligible employees needing child care in order for them to return to campuses, the district said Monday, April 5. The announcement comes about three weeks after teachers raised concerns about having to scramble to make child care arrangements after learning they would have to return to in-person work this month as schools reopen. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit more than a year ago, many child care centers have clo...
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LAUSD to open 25 school-based vaccination sites for district families

With less than half of all Los Angeles Unified students planning to return to campus when schools reopen this month for hybrid learning, Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday, April 5, that having students home “isn’t the objective” as he announced plans to expand the number of school-based vaccination centers the district is offering. Of the families that have responded to a district survey, 49% plan to send their elementary children back to school while 35% and 25% of middle and high schoo...
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LAUSD works to persuade parents it’s safe on campus; less than half sending kids back, survey says

With fewer than two in five elementary students and less than a quarter of middle and high schoolers returning to in-person learning if campuses were to reopen today, Los Angeles Unified School District officials are pushing hard to convince families it’s safe to send their children back and are focusing a large part of their effort on getting the word out that, starting with two communities hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, adults in households served by LAUSD soon will have access to vacci...
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LAUSD may revisit social distancing policy, instructional schedules in future

The Los Angeles Unified School District may change its policy on how spread apart students must remain in the classroom for the summer and fall — when on-campus activities are also likely to increase — Superintendent Austin Beutner said Tuesday, March 23, offering hope to parents who want the district to provide in-person instruction five days a week to students in all grade levels. The district is currently locked into maintaining 6 feet of distancing between desks because of an agreement it ne...
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LA County agrees to partner with Blue Shield on vaccination network

After weeks of concern over potentially losing the huge network of vaccination sites it had built, Los Angeles County has formally agreed to collaborate with healthcare giant Blue Shield, which will provide performance metrics to assess the success of the rollout. The agreement allows the county to continue to coordinate vaccinations via its nearly 400 vaccine providers throughout the region, including in such hard-hit area as South and East L.A. and pockets of the San Fernando Valley. ...
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Less than a third of LAUSD families might send their kids back to campus

Less than a third of Los Angeles Unified students might return to the classroom when schools reopen next month, according to preliminary survey results, the district announced on Monday, March 22. Of the families who have responded to a survey thus far — which is about half of all families in the district — 42% indicated they plan to send their children back, Superintendent Austin Beutner said during his weekly address to the community. Families who don’t respond will have their students remain ...
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LAUSD teachers ratify pandemic-era school reopening agreement with district

With a return-to-school agreement between the Los Angeles Unified School District and teachers union now fully ratified, plans appear to be solidifying to get students in the nation’s second-largest K-12 system back into classrooms next month. In fact, Superintendent Austin Beutner offered a bit more specificity on Sunday, March 21, when he announced during a town hall with several faith leaders that preschool and elementary students, as well as students with disabilities, would return starting ...
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California Adopts CDC-Advised 3-Feet Social Distancing Rule For Classrooms

LOS ANGELES (AP/CBS13) — Students in California classrooms can sit 3 feet apart instead of 6 under new guidelines adopted by the state as school officials figure out how to reopen campuses closed for a year during the coronavirus pandemic. The state recommendations announced Saturday came a day after federal health officials relaxed social distancing guidelines for schools nationwide. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises at least 3 feet (about 1 meter) of space between des...
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Beutner says LAUSD will have in-person graduations, if coronavirus continues to wane

The Los Angeles Unified School District will have some form of in-person graduation this summer, after a year of online classes, its superintendent said Monday. “I want to share a special word with the Class of 2021,” Superintendent Austin Beutner said in a briefing. “Assuming health conditions continue to improve, schools will be able to hold some form of in-person graduation ceremony this year.” Related links LAUSD families rally for better school reopening plans UTLA head touts tentativ...
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