Parents sue LAUSD, blasting its online learning as an ‘educational crisis’

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s distance learning plan has caused “enormous learning losses” and left tens of thousands of Black and Latino students without a basic education, according to allegations in a class action lawsuit filed against the district Thursday.



a group of people holding a sign: Parents, students and education activists hold a news conference to announce a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)


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Parents, students and education activists hold a news conference to announce a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Los Angles public school parents, alleges that the district is failing students by offering less instructional time to students compared with other large districts in California and cutting the hours that teachers are required to work

“My daughter and the children of my community…they’ve been failed by the district,” said Judith Larson, a plaintiff in the suit whose daughter is in seventh grade at South Gate Middle School. “The

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