The University of California announced Monday that it is planning for a return to primarily in-person instruction systemwide starting fall 2021.
Los Angeles Unified School District officials and labor leaders are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to beef up his proposed "Safe Schools for All" reopening plan to reflect the disproportionate impact months of COVID-19-related distance learning has had on students in low-income communities.
Fourth graders in Studio City will have to return to virtual class Tuesday without their beloved teacher. Nicholas Glover, 53, died from complications of COVID-19, officials said.
Less than 48 hours before winter quarter begins, students received an email from the university president that freshmen and sophomores will not be able to return to campus. The email cited the continuing surge in COVID-19 cases, lengthening public health restrictions and how those restrictions likely will affect the on-campus undergrad experience.
Critics say the plan’s funding is not sufficient to ensure safety in California classrooms, as COVID-19 case rates and deaths skyrocket, and it risks deepening the inequities that the pandemic has already laid bare.
Children are more at risk of contracting the coronavirus at a social gathering than in a classroom or childcare setting, a study by the University of Mississippi Medical Center found.
President-elect Joe Biden introduced Miguel Cardona as his pick for education secretary on Wednesday, saying Connecticut's education chief and life-long champion of public schools is the right pick to lead.
Los Angeles Unified School District campuses will remain off-limits to students when the new semester begins in January due to the continued community surge of COVID-19, Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday.
With Los Angeles Unified campuses remaining largely closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the district and its teachers union have extended their labor agreement governing distance learning, with the pact including additional office hours and up to 30 more minutes of instruction time on Mondays.
The nation’s second-largest school district said it wants to avoid penalizing students who may be struggling during the public health emergency.
Many say the online classes at home are taking a toll.
Los Angeles Unified School District campuses would be an ideal setting for administering COVID-19 vaccines to students and their families, Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday, while again imploring elected officials to provide financial support for schools to prepare for an eventual return to in-person instruction.
Some creative students from the Fontana Unified School District were awarded for their COVID-19 theme public service announcements.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reiterated his call for President-elect Joe Biden to bypass Congress and cancel billions of dollars in student loan debt during his first day in office.
The Trump administration has fully restored the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for immigrants brought to the U.S. as young people, complying with a federal judge’s order.
Los Angeles Unified School Superintendent Austin Beutner announced Monday the suspension of all in-person school instruction and childcare through the rest of the fall semester as cases of COVID-19 continue to spiral upward in Los Angeles County.
The future First Lady intends to continue to teach when her husband is in office.
The University of California has now extended the deadline to apply for UC schools.
Even as public health officials face the challenge of how to vaccinate all or most people to protect them from the COVID-19 virus, school administrators are having to come up with innovative ways to ensure that students get immunized against more familiar diseases like measles and whooping cough.
More than 1.5 million Thanksgiving meals will be distributed to Los Angeles Unified School District families in need on Wednesday through the district's Grab and Go centers, Superintendent Austin Beutner said.