All 4-year-olds may now enroll at LAUSD. Will parents say yes?

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Today Los Angeles Unified School District has opened a new grade, called universal transitional kindergarten, to all 4-year-olds. Photo by Shutterstock.

Los Angeles Unified has opened a new grade to all 4-year-olds called universal transitional kindergarten. Who’s enrolling, and why are some choosing not to?

AP African American Studies became an official course at Dorsey High School in Crenshaw last year, and soon it’ll expand to the rest of LAUSD. 

Schools around the state are feeling the effects of climate change. Now, after heavy parental lobbying, LAUSD plans to “green” 30% of all its campuses by 2035 to create more shade.