With the start of school just three weeks away, Los Angeles Unified School District is facing mounting pressure from teachers and parents this week over distance learning guidelines that still haven’t been agreed on.
On one side, the union representing teachers put out a statement Tuesday, July 28, saying the district was pushing an “unacceptable position” that members be required to teach virtually from classrooms. They say even returning to empty campuses would be a health risk.
“Our Bargaining Team called out the disrespect behind the district’s stance and questioned how LAUSD can feel so emboldened as to try to force our members — who are majority female and majority people of color — to return to work during a surging pandemic, putting educators’ health and safety at risk,” the statement read. Click here to read more: https://www.dailybreeze.com/2020/07/29/teachers-parents-make-demands-on-lausd-distance-learning-guidelines/