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LAUSD Fall Semester Resumes In August -- But Classes Could Still Be Online

LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner delivers his weekly video update on April 27, 2020
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Los Angeles Unified School District leaders have made no decisions about whether the fall semester — still scheduled to begin on August 18 — will involve students in classrooms, online or both.

In an interview with KPCC/LAist on Sunday, Beutner said it’s still not clear what the public health conditions will allow.

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom surprised many educators when he suggested California schools could resume in-person instruction early — perhaps even as early as mid-July. Newsom fears the longer students remain at home, the farther they’ll fall behind academically.

“We will reopen schools as safely as we can reopen them,” Beutner said.

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Additional details will be released in Beutner’s weekly address at 11 a.m. You can watch here.


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