LAUSD school board delays Covid-19 vaccine mandate to align with state
The Los Angeles Unified school board unanimously voted Tuesday to postpone its Covid-19 vaccine mandate, aligning itself with the state, which pushed back its mandate last month. The mandate has been delayed until at least July 2023.
This means students 12 and older are no longer required to be vaccinated to attend school in person next year. Currently, 84% of students are at least partially vaccinated, according to district data. This is a significant change from the fall when LAUSD reported that 12% of students 12 and older were at least partially vaccinated.
Employees across schools in the district will continue to be required to be vaccinated.