About 80% of LAUSD students on track to comply with vaccination mandate

District says it expects compliance rate to increase over the next several weeks ahead of a Jan. 10 deadline before unvaccinated students would be switched from in-person learning to independent study.

Nearly four out of five students 12 and older in Los Angeles Unified appear to be on track to comply with the school district’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate, a spokesperson for LAUSD said Monday, Nov. 22.

Although students have until Jan. 10 to provide proof of full vaccination or a qualified exemption, and officials said they expect the compliance rate to increase in the weeks ahead, the latest update from the district raises the question of whether tens of thousands of students will, in fact, be forced to switch from in-person learning to the district’s online independent study program next semester if they remain unvaccinated — and whether that program can accommodate the influx of students. Click here to read more: https://www.dailybreeze.com/2021/11/22/about-80-of-lausd-students-on-track-to-comply-with-vaccination-mandate/