About 130,000 LAUSD students are absent from class during first days back

Nearly one-third of Los Angeles Unified students have missed school during the first days back from winter break, ushering in another chapter of disruption in the nation’s second-largest school system.

The absences come as schools opened for in-person learning amid high coronavirus rates. On Thursday, 15.6% of students and 13.3% of staff tested positive for the virus. Incoming Supt. Alberto Carvalho said the district will continue to push information to parents that Los Angeles schools are safe “because of the protective measures that are in place here.” Click here to read more: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-01-14/130000-lausd-students-absent-amid-omicron-covid-surge?utm_id=46773&sfmc_id=2420175