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LA County Schools Are Making Plans To Reopen Campuses For Small Groups

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Los Angeles Unified officials say the district is continuing to prepare campuses and plans for the return to school, including reorganizing classrooms to allow for more physical distancing. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)
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Los Angeles County schools will probably not be able to welcome all students back to campus for at least another six-to-eight weeks, but as of this week, they can bring back students in need of “specialized support and services” in small groups.

According to the guidance from county public health officials, schools can welcome back 10% of the total campus enrollment at a time, and should prioritize “students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and children who are English Learners (EL) needing assessments and/or specialized in-school services.”

So far, more than 50 schools — accounting for 400 staff members and 2,100 students — have notified county health authorities of their intent to do so, including 38 campuses in the Alhambra Unified, Centinela Valley Union High, El Monte City, Lennox, Paramount Unified, and San Gabriel Unified school districts. Two are charter schools, and the other 15 are private schools.

You can check out the full list on the public health website.

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