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LAUSD’s new fall semester begins in less than two weeks, and classes will be online.

Back to school: How LAUSD teachers are prepping

LAUSD’s new fall semester begins in less than two weeks, and classes will be online.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, injured thousands, and leveled an entire neighborhood.

Ammonium nitrate caused Beirut explosion, officials say. Is US safe against a similar blast?

A massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, injured thousands, and leveled an entire neighborhood.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Press Play wraps up its week-long series on education in the time of COVID-19. Today’s focus: How the virus is expanding the already wide education gap between the rich and poor.

Solutions for closing the learning gap

Press Play wraps up its week-long series on education in the time of COVID-19. Today’s focus: How the virus is expanding the already wide education gap between the rich and poor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Some members of the Los Angeles Times Guild have formed a Latino Caucus and written an open letter to management that calls for better representation in the newsroom.

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Berlin schools reopened this week amid fears of a second COVID-19 wave, with about 370,000 students returning to the classroom.

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Karen Bass is among a new generation of leaders who have risen from South L.A.’s Community Coalition.

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In LA, Pacific Islanders are three times more likely than Latinos to contract coronavirus, with about 2500 per 100,000 taking ill. That’s according to LA County’s COVID-19 dashboard.

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Roller skating has become increasingly popular since the coronavirus pandemic. But African American skaters have been gracefully gliding around LA and cities nationwide for decades.

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