L.A. Councilman Buscaino announces plan to sue L.A. schools to reopen

Los Angeles Councilman Joe Buscaino announced Thursday that he will ask the city to go to court to force campuses in the Los Angeles Unified School District to reopen for in-person instruction.

Campuses have been closed in the nation’s second largest school system since March in response to the coronavirus crisis. The debate over reopening has reached intense levels in California and beyond, with strong emotions among parents, teachers and school leaders, high political stakes for public officials and direct ramifications for families struggling against the pandemic as children’s education suffers.

Buscaino said he plans to submit a resolution next week, for consideration by the full council, that would direct the city attorney to file a lawsuit modeled on one announced this week by San Francisco officials, who have initiated litigation against the San Francisco Unified School District. In part, the suit accuses the district of not complying with state requirements to offer classroom-based instruction to the extent possible under health constraints. …

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Comments

  1. One government entity suing another. What a waste of time and money resources. They have no other problems to solve except for figuring out how to keep their paychecks and retirement benefits flowing. Look at the great job they have done with education, water supply, electricity supply, infrastructure, vagrants, etc., etc., etc.

    Meanwhile, L.A. city and San Francisco descend deeper into third-world city status and more people flee the chaos. Kevin Falconer is not going to be the great white hope anymore than RINO Arnold S. was compared to Gray Davis. This reality is especially true with an overwhelmingly Democrat legislature happy to thwart any change to the establishment, just as was done to Trump by the Beltway babes and buds whose livelihoods depend on federal government largesse.

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