Some parents are also opting for preschool because a more familiar environment offers comfort during the pandemic.
LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner for months has said that a robust system of testing and contact tracing is necessary to reopen schools.
Charter schools and district leaders in Los Angeles are at odds over a law giving districts more authority to reject charter schools.
Teacher shares tips for distance learning gleaned from teaching summer school during the pandemic.
As L.A. Unified finalized its distance learning plans, Oakland Unified and other districts were still negotiating with their teachers.
California's two largest school districts became the latest to announce plans to begin the new school year with distance learning.
A divided Los Angeles school board voted 4-3 to cut more than a third of the school police department's budget.
Model expands the ability of schools to support students and their families in multiple ways.
In Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento and San Francisco, activists are pressuring school districts to remove police from schools.
Researchers found 61 of 100 districts nationwide plan to offer summer school, but many are not expanding programs or trying new things.
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, district officials had to find a new way to recruit and hire teacher candidates.
The L.A. County Office of Education released a 43-page framework that is meant to serve as a guide to 80 districts for reopening schools.
Transition to distance learning might have been less bumpy if parents and students were consulted.
With almost all LA Unified students now connected to online learning, superintendent shares latest details on summer school program.
The summer session will be conducted virtually as LA Unified continues to work to connect all students to online learning.