Los Angeles Unified will test all staff members and students for COVID-19 before fully reopening and will conduct periodic testing afterward. Will other large districts follow suit?
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September 15, 2020
April 13, 2020
The nation's second largest district won't reopen for the remainder of the school year, joining New York City public schools in keeping buildings closed. It also plans to continue distance learning for its summer school options.
November 05, 2019
The Racial Equity Leadership Academy for principals, a partnership between the Los Angeles district and the USC Race and Equity Center, plans to give principals the skills they need to tackle racial equity head-on and address disparities in their schools.
September 19, 2019
As students choose to miss school to take part in large protests around issues such as gun violence and climate change, it poses challenges for how districts should handle youth activism.
May 23, 2019
The Los Angeles district's pro-choice resolution is unusual but could be part of a larger trend.
February 04, 2019
Michelle King, who was the first African-American woman to lead the Los Angeles school system and only the second woman to do so in more than 80 years, retired in June 2018 while undergoing treatment for cancer.
January 18, 2019
With the Los Angeles Unified school district pledging to keep schools open during the strike, principals are feeling the burden.
November 12, 2018
In the face of raging fires in California, students and staff have been forced to close schools and evacuate.
May 02, 2018
Austin Beutner, a former Los Angeles Times' publisher who also started a non-profit that provides free eye exams and glasses to low-income students, will lead the country's second-largest school district.
January 05, 2018
MIchelle King plans to retire by June 30, leaving a district she has led since 2016 and worked in more for than three decades.