LAUSD rolls out student vaccines to prep for fall and in-person graduations in June

The Los Angeles school district is launching an ambitious campaign to vaccinate students 12 and older before the end of the current school year, which will conclude for the class of 2021 with in-person graduation ceremonies, Supt. Austin Beutner announced Monday.

The goal for the vaccinations is to reach eligible students — at some 250 campuses — before they leave for the summer. And for graduating seniors, in-person ceremonies with strict safety protocols are aimed at restoring a sense of normalcy before students leave their high school experience forever.

Although high school campuses have reopened, the vast majority of high school students have remained in distance learning for more than a year. Click here to read more: