What schooling will look like in Los Angeles Unified in the fall will be settled over the next few weeks amid escalating demands from parents, advocacy groups and unions — all pressing their agendas for the educational recovery of some 465,000 students.
One group of parents on Sunday put their stake in the ground: They demanded that district officials commit to a normal, full-time schedule for the fall. Separately, the teachers union last week called for maintaining safety measures, hiring more union members and raising pay. Meanwhile, a coalition of community groups recently called for increased funding for schools that they identified as most in need.
In remarks broadcast Monday, L.A. school Supt. Austin Beutner indicated that schools would operate with a normal full-time schedule in the fall — even if procedures within the walls of campus were modified to maintain high safety standards. Click here to read more: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-05-24/what-will-the-lausd-school-openings-look-like-in-the-fall