Howard Blume

education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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The LAUSD board has ended its mandate that school employees be vaccinated against COVID. Workers who were laid off for defying the rule can apply for new jobs.

LAUSD walks back COVID vax mandate for teachers and other staff

The LAUSD board has ended its mandate that school employees be vaccinated against COVID. Workers who were laid off for defying the rule can apply for new jobs.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

SEIU Local 99 — the union representing LAUSD staff like bus drivers, janitors, cafeteria workers, and teacher aides — could be on the verge of a three-day strike.

LAUSD bus drivers, custodians want 30% raise. What happens if they strike?

SEIU Local 99 — the union representing LAUSD staff like bus drivers, janitors, cafeteria workers, and teacher aides — could be on the verge of a three-day strike.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new LAUSD term begins on August 15 — with eased COVID rules. Wearing masks is now optional, and weekly universal testing will no longer happen.

LAUSD enters year 3 of COVID. Masks are optional, mental health struggles remain

The new LAUSD term begins on August 15 — with eased COVID rules. Wearing masks is now optional, and weekly universal testing will no longer happen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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