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LAUSD to launch vaccination campaign for students

Convenience is the name of the game when it comes to encouraging students to get their COVID-19 vaccines, so starting next week, the Los Angeles Unified School District will deploy mobile vaccination teams to about 200 school sites — roughly 20 sites per day over two weeks — to get as many shots into students’ arms as possible, Superintendent Austin Beutner has announced. The announcement comes a week after federal regulators authorized the Pfizer vaccine for use on children ages 12 to 15, a mov...
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Beutner continues to push for extended school time for LAUSD

Superintendent Austin Beutner isn’t ready to drop the idea of extending classroom time for the upcoming school year, despite a vote by the school board last week to stick with a traditional 180-day instructional calendar based on input from district employees and families who are exhausted after more than a year of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Beutner, who previously made clear his disappointment, said Monday, May 10, that the community could reconsider its decision after people feel m...
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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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Daily News’ City Section final spring football rankings

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Mission accomplished. The City Section had a high school football season – and it was awesome. No matter the gripe – if it was too late, or too short – LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner should be thanked for giving the green light to move forward with outdoor competition, a decision that included flipping the proverbial light switch on for Friday night lights. As expected, there were cancelations due to ...
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Daily News’ final City Section spring football rankings

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Mission accomplished. The City Section had a high school football season – and it was awesome. No matter the gripes – if it was too late, or too short – LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner should be thanked for giving the green light to move forward with outdoor competition, a decision that included flipping the proverbial light switch on for Friday night lights. As expected, there were cancellations due t...
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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...
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250 LAUSD students perform with H.E.R. at Vax Live as Fender donates thousands of instruments

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified and the Fender Play Foundation announced Monday the expansion of a music program that provides free instruments and lessons for middle school students. The music program began last June, providing 5,000 students with guitars, basses and ukuleles from Fender, and it will double in size this coming year. LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner said youngsters already participating in the program have enjoyed teacher-led lessons and learned a new skill among friends at...
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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...
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L.A. Metro should provide free public transit for all children

Re: “LA Metro looks into fareless buses and trains, and they’re starting with students” (April 23, 2021): Since 2019, Los Angeles Unified has been urging the L.A. Metro provide free public transit for public school students. That advocacy – supported by a coalition of over 50 community, business, and labor organizations – resulted in the L.A. Metro passing a resolution on January 23, 2020 requesting staff undertake a feasibility study. The motion stated that Metro’s “existing student pass progra...
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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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State schools chief praises LAUSD’s coronavirus reopening strategy

As students return to school Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner and LAUSD Board Pres. Kelly Gonez join dance teacher Carrie Dolin as she goes through a warmup with students online at Pacoima Middle School on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) As students return to school Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner speaks with students as they social distance at Pacoima Middle School’s cafete...
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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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Chatsworth baseball off to hot start under new coach Marcus Alvarado

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Being a new coach under normal circumstances is hard at any level. Marcus Alvarado started his reign as the baseball coach at Chatsworth High amid a worldwide pandemic. It wasn’t an ideal situation. Alvarado was hired in June 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and for the next five months the closest he got to his players was via Zoom. The first official team activity wasn’t until November when LAUSD Superi...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Birmingham, Chatsworth, High School Sports, Palisades, San Fernando Valley, David Diaz, Austin Beutner, West Valley League, Alvarado, Beutner, Granada Hills Charter, High School Baseball


LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner to step down

LAUSD Supt. Beutner guided the district through a tumultuous teachers strike and a year of unprecedented coronavirus-forced school closures.
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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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New Chatsworth coach Marvin Street has team ready for Friday night football

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. When Chatsworth High football coach Marvin Street took over, he didn’t envision his debut season to be just four games – in the spring – amid a global pandemic. No one did, not even a veteran coach. Street was hired in November 2019, taking over for beloved former coach Rick Hayashida. The Chancellors last football games was November 8, 2019, in a 16-7 loss to Marshall High. The final game to a 3-7 season...
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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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