UTLA and LAUSD representatives in talks for full-time on-campus instruction in fall

With summer school starting in two-and-a-half weeks, it’s “imperative” that the Los Angeles Unified School District and teachers union reach an agreement soon on COVID-19 health and safety measures for those who are on school grounds year-round, the head of United Teachers Los Angeles said Friday, June 4.

The current school reopening agreement between the union and district, which lays out health and safety standards for spring semester, will end June 30. The parties have been negotiating for weeks on similar agreements for the summer as well as the fall, when the district plans to have the vast majority of students and staff back on campus for in-person instruction.

“We are pressing for a new agreement that locks in most of the concrete, enforceable COVID protocols from our current agreement that have proven to keep students, staff and families safe,” Myart-Cruz said during her weekly update. Click here to read more: https://www.dailynews.com/2021/06/04/utla-and-lausd-representatives-in-talks-for-full-time-on-campus-instruction-in-fall/?