Aviva Alvarez-Zakson

World history and ethnic studies teacher at Hamilton High School

World history and ethnic studies teacher at Hamilton High School

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More and more school districts have already implemented ethnic studies programs, and college educators are developing programs to train the next generation of ethnic studies teachers.

Ethnic studies teachers: How to train California’s next generation

More and more school districts have already implemented ethnic studies programs, and college educators are developing programs to train the next generation of ethnic studies teachers.

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LAUSD and its teachers union reached a tentative agreement to reopen some classrooms as soon as April, with a goal of offering in-person options to all students by May.

LAUSD and UTLA tentatively agree to reopen some campuses in April. Teachers are excited and apprehensive

LAUSD and its teachers union reached a tentative agreement to reopen some classrooms as soon as April, with a goal of offering in-person options to all students by May.

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As COVID-19 cases in Southern California continue to surge, Los Angeles Unified schools will continue remote learning into 2021.

Kids are okay and more resilient than adults: LA teachers on another semester of remote learning

As COVID-19 cases in Southern California continue to surge, Los Angeles Unified schools will continue remote learning into 2021.

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