UTLA president: LAUSD campus reopenings have generally gone well, ‘but the exhaustion is real’

The reopening of schools for Los Angeles Unified has generally gone well, although the reality of what students and their families are dealing with when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on educators, the president of the local teachers union said Thursday, April 29.

“People are genuinely exhausted,” Myart-Cruz said during an interview at Playa Vista Elementary, where she joined Superintendent Austin Beutner for a school-reopening campus tour. “They’re happy and thrilled to be with their students, but the exhaustion is real. This is another disruption, coming from home to back into schools.”

“Folks are trying to navigate that, especially,” she said, “if you don’t have a lot of kids coming back, and folks are dealing with COVID, and the community at large. I think that weighs on folks as well.” Click here to read more: https://www.dailynews.com/2021/04/29/utla-president-lausd-campus-reopenings-have-generally-gone-well-but-the-exhaustion-is-