LAUSD extends staff COVID-19 vaccine deadline to Nov. 15

Workers must have at least one dose by Friday to continue reporting to work, according to the district. If they do not receive their second dose by Nov. 15, they will be "subject to separation from district service."

Jason Aldean slams Gov. Gavin Newsom's vaccine mandate for kids to attend school

"So let me get this straight! It is no longer our decisions as parents (or free Americans) to make decisions about our kids, Gavin Newsom makes those decisions for us now??" Aldean wrote. "You gotta be kidding me! People in California should be outraged and people everywhere else better start standing up and speaking out NOW. This is not how America and being free works."

LAUSD agrees to 5% wage increase for employees, $2,500 one-time stipends

The Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union announced a tentative agreement Wednesday on extended safety protocols and learning support for students who must quarantine because of COVID-19 -- as well as a 5% pay raise and other financial boosts for educators.