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Schools brace for more at-home learning

LOS ANGELES — The recent announcement that LAUSD schools will be closed this fall due to COVID-19 concerns finds teachers scrambling to improve online instruction while concerned parents and students prepare — reluctantly, in some cases — for another semester of at-home learning. The announcement also has some parents worried about academics during school closures, Read More…

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First Black chosen to lead University of California system

SACRAMENTO — Former UC Irvine Chancellor Michael V. Drake, who recently stepped down as head of Ohio State University, has been named the next president of the University of California system, becoming its first Black president. Drake, 69, served as UC Irvine chancellor from 2005 to 2014, when he left for Ohio State. He previously Read More…

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LAUSD has no timetable for reopening campuses

LOS ANGELES — There is still no timetable on when Los Angeles Unified School District campuses may reopen due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the district may need to create a balance of online and in-person classes for the next academic year that starts Aug. 18. That was the word from Superintendent Austin Beutner July Read More…