Charter schools and district leaders in Los Angeles are at odds over a law giving districts more authority to reject charter schools.
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.
Districts are starting to finalize reopening plans for the coming school year amidst uncertainty.
A divided Los Angeles school board voted 4-3 to cut more than a third of the school police department's budget.
But the state needs to take stronger action to reform campus discipline, advocates say.
Disappointing activists, L.A. Unified rejected motions to reform school police, including one to cut the department’s funding by 90%.
Breathing exercises can help students cope with stress and improve their ability to learn, studies say.
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, district officials had to find a new way to recruit and hire teacher candidates.
So far, almost no money in federal coronavirus aid bills has been set aside for students with unstable housing.
With no routine and limited access to services, students and their families are feeling stressed and overwhelmed.
Superintendent Austin Beutner reiterated Monday that in-person classes won't resume in LA Unified until health officials say it is safe.
The coronavirus pandemic has thrown LA Unified's budget into an uncertain state. Drops in enrollment further hurt the district's finances.
Teachers have flexibility under the deal, which outlines how distance learning will continue for the rest of the school year.
L.A. Unified has made progress connecting with high schoolers during school closures but gaps remain for elementary school students.