LAUSD and UTLA have reached a tentative agreement to fully reopen classrooms for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.
Black parents are finding another benefit to remote learning: being better able to shield their children from racism in classrooms.
LAUSD plans to fully reopen for in-person classes five days a week for the fall semester while providing families the option to continue with online learning if they choose to do so.
The University of Southern California will hold the first in a series of commencement ceremonies on Friday for the classes of 2020 and 2021.
Although all schools within Los Angeles Unified have reopened, the vast majority of students are opting to continue remote learning, with the district reporting Monday that just 7% of high schoolers, 12% middle schoolers and 30% of elementary children are back in the classroom.
Family members will not be allowed to watch Caltech's graduation in-person, according to the school's ceremony plans.
Playgrounds at all Los Angeles Unified elementary schools and early education centers reopened Monday after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
LAUSD is one of the few urban school districts in California welcoming back high school students.
USC announced Tuesday that it intends to require all students, faculty and staff returning for on-campus classes and activities in the fall to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Remaining middle and high school campuses in the Los Angeles Unified School District began reopening Tuesday, meaning all students now have the option to be back on district campuses for the first time in more than a year.
Current superintendent Austin Beutner is expected to step down after his June 2021 contract with the district expires.
On Wednesday, Riverside Unified School District elementary students returned to school for in-person learning five days a week.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has rescinded an order that requires schools in Arizona to require masks for its students and staff members.
Mandatory COVID-19 testing for Los Angeles Unified students and staff revealed 177 positive cases among students and staff before they returned to school, Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday.
California, the most populated state is lagging the rest of the country in reopening schools — and in some cases offering options that parents say are unacceptable.
For the first time in more than a year, some Los Angeles Unified schools reopened for in-person classes Tuesday, amid rigorous safety standards and upgraded campus sanitation measures, although many parents are opting to keep their kids learning from home.
Elementary and middle school students in the ABC Unified School District who selected to return to in-person instruction will return to the classroom on Monday.
Parents in Los Angeles are suing the L.A. Unified School District and the teachers union (UTLA) for continued school closures during the pandemic, alleging that their children have suffered emotionally and academically.
Superintendent Austin Beutner announced Monday that the LAUSD will open 25 school-based vaccination centers to serve school families starting this week.
Six Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are closing due to low enrollment, shifting demographics and financial difficulties, with the coronavirus pandemic likely providing the final nail in their coffins, Archdiocese officials said.