Beutner’s statements were presented along with a survey from LAUSD that showed 59% of families said they would be comfortable sending their child back to school for the fall semester, while 21% said they are uncertain and 20% said they would not be comfortable. Schools have been closed since March, transitioning to online learning, in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.

“The past few weeks, we’ve seen a troubling increase in the number of (COVID-19) cases in the community, and that’s a cause for real concern,” Beutner said. “This presents a challenge because we know the best learning environment with students is in the school.”click here to read more: