LAUSD teachers union seeks student vaccine mandate, quarantine of entire classrooms in early grades

Negotiations with LAUSD over certain COVID safety measures ongoing. Meanwhile, district is requiring teachers to provide live online instruction to quarantined students.

If the union representing teachers in Los Angeles Unified has its way, all students in the district would be required to get vaccinated against the coronavirus within 12 weeks of becoming age eligible, with exemptions made on medical or religious grounds. And should even one person in an early education or TK-6 classroom test positive for the virus, the entire class would immediately go into quarantine.

That’s according to a counter-proposal United Teachers Los Angeles submitted to the district last week as part of ongoing negotiations over COVID-19 safety measures and the district’s quarantine policy. Click here to read more: