"I'm one who believes in science, and we recognize that probably COVID-19 is here to stay," Alberto Carvalho said during his visit to Elysian Heights Elementary Arts Magnet School.
Culver City Unified School District is canceling classes next week due to the recent spike in COVID cases in the area. Classes will resume on Jan. 24.
U.S. students have held or planned walkouts this week across the country to lobby for more remote learning and other measures amid a surge of COVID cases.
Twenty school safety officers, police officers, detectives and more have sued LAUSD, saying they were either wrongfully fired or face being fired for filing exemptions to the district's employee COVID vaccine mandate.
Some students at Redondo Union High School are planning to walk out Tuesday to protest COVID policies, advocating for virtual learning during the latest case spike in LA County.
The White House said it will send 5 million rapid COVID-19 tests and 5 million lab-based PCR tests to schools each month in an effort to keep them open.
LAUSD returned to the classrooms in-person Tuesday for the first time since winter break. While some students were excited to be back, for others it was an anxiety-inducing day.
Amid a dramatic countywide surge in COVID-19 cases, tens of thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students will head back to classes Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Unified School District announced all athletic competitions for the week have been postponed due to the current surge of COVID-19 cases.
Cal State Fullerton Friday joined the ranks of local universities pivoting back to remote instruction to begin the semester in light of a dramatic increase in COVID-19 infections.USC, UCLA and UC Irvine are all also starting class remotely this semester.
Each student may receive two self-tests on Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at any of LAUSD's Grab & Go sites.
The University of Southern California will require that all students, faculty and staff wear N95 or surgical masks on campus for the spring semester.
Leaders of Chicago Public Schools canceled classes Wednesday after the teachers union voted to switch to remote learning due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.
LAUSD says all students and staff – regardless of their vaccination status – must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test before returning to campus.
Burbank schools return to the classroom Monday after the Board of Education decided not to delay reopening. Many are concerned about classroom safety given the recent spike in COVID cases.
Mask requirements are returning in some school districts that had dropped them. Some are planning to vastly ramp up virus testing among students and staff. And a small number of school systems are switching to remote learning — for just a short while, educators hope.
Amid a wave of COVID-19 cases driven by the omicron variant, dozens of colleges are making plans to move classes online for at least the first week of the semester.
Students across California will receive one or two take-home COVID-19 testing kits from the state as part of an effort to ensure they are virus-free when they return to classes after the winter holidays, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday.
UCLA and UC Irvine are among the University of California campuses that will revert to remote classes for the first two weeks of the winter term in January in response to surging COVID-19 cases, the universities announced Tuesday.
Mayor Garcetti is urging residents to get the booster shot and to undergo frequent testing to ensure they're safe from COVID-19 as the omicron variant spreads.