Kristie Collette

third grade teacher at Newcastle Elementary in Reseda

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Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, KCRW checks in with two LA teachers.

Safety plans go out the window when real life happens, LA teachers say

Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, KCRW checks in with two LA 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.

from Greater LA

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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