Hazel Kight Witham

English teacher, Venice High School

English teacher, Venice High School

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It’s now June, and that means school (K-12) is out for the summer. Over the past few months, Greater LA has been talking to some LAUSD teachers about educating kids from home.

LAUSD: How the school year ended, what might be in store for fall

It’s now June, and that means school (K-12) is out for the summer. Over the past few months, Greater LA has been talking to some LAUSD teachers about educating kids from home.

from Greater LA

This week, Governor Gavin Newsom indicated that students could possibly return to classrooms in July. Some educators are concerned about a summer reopening.

‘Where are you going to put everybody?’: LAUSD teachers concerned about schools possibly opening in July

This week, Governor Gavin Newsom indicated that students could possibly return to classrooms in July. Some educators are concerned about a summer reopening.

from Greater LA

LA’s public schools closed last Monday, and parents were initially told the closure would last two weeks.

LAUSD shifted to online learning. Is it working?

LA’s public schools closed last Monday, and parents were initially told the closure would last two weeks.

from Greater LA

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