Superintendent Austin Beutner announced Tuesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District will invest $1 million to support students experiencing homelessness and those who are part of the foster-care system.
Beloved Watts community activist 'Sweet' Alice Harris is announcing a huge partnership and outreach to get computers and reliable internet access to homeless students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has voted to observe April 24 as an official school holiday in recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
On Wednesday, Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner issued an open letter to President Trump informing the president that the district will not be including a prepared letter from the president in family food boxes and calling for immediate passage of a bipartisan bill providing relief for schools.
Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday that the school district has created a COVID-19 testing system in anticipation of students returning to its campuses.
Community and business leaders are answering the call to provide homeless children in the Los Angeles Unified School District the devices and internet access they need to go to school during the pandemic.
Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday that public schools in Los Angeles are not yet ready to reopen for in-person instruction amid the coronavirus, even as he detailed some of the challenges in virtual learning.
Long-time community activist “Sweet Alice" Harris is calling on the Los Angeles Unified School District to keep its promise to give homeless students devices so they can do their homework and keep up in school during the virus era.
Los Angeles Unified School District is looking at options to reopen schools when it is safe to do so amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday implementing those plans won't be easy.
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County ClerkDean Logan announced on Tuesday that dozens of Los Angeles Unified School District campuses will serve as vote centers in the Nov. 3 election.
As Los Angeles Unified students continue to learn in virtual classrooms, the superintendent reiterated Monday that "any return to schools is not without risk" during the pandemic and no decision has been made on when campuses will reopen.
With virtual instruction well under way in the Los Angeles Unified School District, the superintendent said Monday that average daily student attendance is at 88.4%, compared to 91.8% last year, with kindergarten classes seeing a major decline.
The Los Angeles School Police Department and the union representing them tell FOX 11 there’s been a major uptick in property crime at LAUSD campuses since schools were closed at the beginning of the pandemic, and that it’s only gotten worse since weekend and overnight patrols were slashed as a result of LAUSD’s vote to reduce the school police budget by $25 million.
It is back-to-school - at home - for hundreds of thousands of Southland kids, and families are readying their distance-learning setups.
Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner shared more details Monday of a COVID-19 testing and contact tracing program for school district staff, students and their families, with the testing set to begin with on-campus workers.
Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent Austin Beutner announced Sunday the launch of a program that will provide regular COVID-19 testing and contact tracing to school staff, students and their families.
Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District have overwhelmingly approved a labor agreement outlining distance-learning procedures for the fall semester, officials have announced.
Free one-on-one tutoring will provided as part of Los Angeles Unified's plan this fall to bridge the gap for students who need some extra help as the district continues online learning, Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday.
Members of the Los Angeles Unified School Board of Education Tuesday heaped praise on distance-learning plans for the fall, on a day that county public health officials confirmed they will not even consider waivers allowing some classes to be held in person.
With the upcoming school year rapidly approaching, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner on Monday released finalized plans for what students can expect since campuses will remain closed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.