“Not a day goes by that I don`t talk to a teacher or parent about the depth of their return to personal teaching, we know our babies need it and we hurt to be back, but only if it`s safer,” Myart-Cruz said. “During this difficult time of unprecedented health risks to students and staff, THE USD and UTLA have agreed that science-based standards should be the guide to the physical reopening of schools.” Under the agreement – which the school administration has yet to sign – administrators would receive a $1,000 scholarship for work related to reopening planning. This includes ensuring that all employees and students are tested for COVID-19 before returning to school and preparing campus so that social distancing standards can be met. The Los Angeles Unified School District and Los Angeles Associate Administrators have reached an agreement on how students and staff can be sent back to campus for personal classes, one of many agreements the district has negotiated with its staff members. While there is no timeline for the full reopening of campuses due to the persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the agreement outlines security policies for student return under a hybrid model combining online teaching and attendance with students limited to “small stable cohorts on campus.” On the official LAUSD Facebook page, there were photos and a summary of our media day. According to district metrics, we were the most popular input of the day! Hurrah! Click here to view it. 135th Street Elementary School was introduced for its outstanding academic growth on the California API! Click here to see more….