How’s in-person school so far? Third grade teacher, social worker, and football coach weigh in

Students wave to their friends as they line up to receive a snack at Montara Avenue Elementary School in South Gate, August 16, 2021. Photo by Zaydee Sanchez for KCRW.

LAUSD’s fall semester began two weeks ago with mandatory, weekly COVID testing for around half a million teachers, staff and students. So far, around 6500 students have either tested positive or are in quarantine because of possible exposure. Press Play looks at how the school year is going so far with a third grade teacher, a high school social worker, and a high school football coach. 

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