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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 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...
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Vax Live concert at SoFi Stadium celebrates first responders with Jennifer Lopez, Prince Harry, H.E.R. and more

Homecare nurse Sherry Yas and elementary school teacher Cynthia Paonessa waited in line outside SoFi Stadium on Sunday to do something that hasn’t been done since the pandemic arrived more than a year ago. See a concert. In a stadium. With other people. “First opportunity to do something like this in forever,” said Paonessa, who lives and teaches in Sherman Oaks. “And I love the message they’re putting out. It’s great.” What’s that message? “Being socially responsible,” she said. “And the more y...
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Vax Live concert at Sofi Stadium celebrates first responders with Jennifer Lopez, Foo Fighters, H.E.R. and more

Homecare nurse Sherry Yas and elementary school teacher Cynthia Paonessa waited in line outside Sofi Stadium on Sunday to do something that hasn’t been done since the pandemic arrived more than a year ago. See a concert. In a stadium. With other people. “First opportunity to do something like this in forever,” said Paonessa, who lives and teaches in Sherman Oaks. “And I love the message they’re putting out. It’s great.” What’s that message? “Being socially responsible,” she said. “And the more y...
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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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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’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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California Public Schools See Steep Drop This Year In Enrollment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California public schools have experienced a sharp decline in enrollment this year as the pandemic forced millions into online school, according to data made public Thursday. The drop came as the state’s school districts dawdled in bringing children back to the classroom, making California one of the slowest in the country to reopen schools. The California Department of Education data shows that the number of students at K-12 schools dropped by more than 160,000 this academi...
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LA Schools Superintendent Stepping Down as Classrooms Reopen

The superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District says he will step down after his contract ends in June.
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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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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 ...
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Los Angeles Boys & Girls Clubs to staff LAUSD afterschool programs

The Los Angeles Unified School District will receive some much-needed help as students return to campuses after more than a year of coronavirus-induced distance-learning. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Los Angeles County has partnered with LAUSD elementary and middle schools to provide support services for students and families as in-person learning resumes, the organization announced this week. Eight Boys & Girls Clubs chapters — Burbank, Carson, Los Angeles Harbor, Metro Los Angeles, Santa Monica, ...
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LAUSD allows basketball and other sports to begin playing indoors Monday

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The Los Angeles Unified School District notified its schools Wednesday that they can begin having practices indoors and that indoor competitions can start Monday, April 19 as long as they follow a set of safety guidelines. The change in policy impacts basketball, volleyball, wrestling and swimming, all sports that had been limited to outdoor activity this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two weeks ago,...
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LAUSD permits basketball, wrestling, volleyball, swimming competition to begin April 19

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The Los Angeles Unified School District sent an email to high school principals, assistants principals and athletic directors Wednesday announcing the return of indoor competition, which can begin as soon as April 19. The update from the district impacts basketball, volleyball, wrestling and swimming. The guidance requires compliance of the following: 10% occupancy of the gym Spectators must be seated on ...
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City Section’s outdoor volleyball shows players can handle competition and elements

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. CHATSWORTH – When there’s a will, there’s a way. The Los Angeles Unified School District has yet to permit indoor competition for high school athletics this spring, despite the California Department of Public Health giving guidance on how to do so. LAUSD has only permitted outdoor sports competition. That’s where will and “the way” come into play. L.A. City Section schools have been playing volleyball outd...
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‘Absolutely Shocked’: California Teen Accepted To 5 Ivy League Schools And Stanford

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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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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, April 5-12

  Veterans Memorial Community Regional Park in Sylmar on February 4, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of online meetings in the San Fernando Valley.   Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet online on Zoom. Meet and greet, 8:30 a.m., followed by meeting, 9:30 a.m. every Monday of the month. Guest speakers scheduled for...
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LAUSD, UTLA sued by parents unhappy with school reopening efforts

Four parents frustrated by efforts made to date to reopen classrooms in the nation’s second-largest K-12 school system are suing the Los Angeles Unified School District and local teachers union. Their , filed this week in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleges that LAUSD breached its responsibility to act in the best interest of students by allowing the teachers union to dictate when schools should reopen. LAUSD, United Teachers Los Angeles and UTLA President Cecily Myart-Cruz are named as ...
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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, March 29-April 5

  Yvonne Savio discusses container gardening at an online meeting of the Burbank and Valley Garden Club. (Photo courtesy of Yvonne Savio)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of online meetings in the San Fernando Valley.   Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet online on Zoom. Meet and greet, 8:30 a.m., followed by meeting, 9:30 a.m. every Monday of the month. Guest speakers sche...
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‘Swiss cheese model’ of precautions allows schools to open safely despite coronavirus, experts say

Rewind one year: Fresh finger-paintings dry inside silent classrooms. Half-read books gather dust on shelves. The plant on the teacher’s desk is starting to wilt, but still alive. If we knew then what we know now, schools wouldn’t have closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic — or at least, not for very long, said George Rutherford, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UC San Francisco. “We were working on the playbook for Influenza A — the first things to close are elementary schools b...
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LAUSD anticipates $5.2B in COVID relief aid

The nation’s second-largest school district is anticipating a one-time windfall of up to about $5.2 billion in COVID-19 relief aid from the state and federal government to help students recover from learning losses and to deal with the trauma they’ve experienced over the course of the pandemic. Given the unique opportunity, leaders in the Los Angeles Unified School District ought to dream big and reimagine an education system that works for all students, some board members say. At the same time,...
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Metro board increases police contracts, promises funding for alternatives

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Thursday, March 26, unanimously voted to increase law enforcement contracts with the Los Angeles and Long Beach police departments and L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, but the total amount increased was $75 million less than initially requested. The board voted to amend the law enforcement contracts to increase funding by $36 million, instead of the $111 million requested, with L.A. Metro CEO Phillip Washington or his designee resp...
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Parents may be in for a rude awakening as they start to return to work and seek child care

Maria Magdalena Martinez Gomez of Sylmar was last seen 2 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the LA County Sheriff’s Department) Show Caption of Expand As businesses start to reopen and parents prepare to head back into the office, they may be thinking of placing their kids in a child care program. They could be in for a shock, though, to learn that such service may be even more difficult to come by than before the coronavirus pandemic. A number of child care fac...
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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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