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  • PREPARING FOR FULL IN-PERSON RETURN FOR ALL STUDENTS - FALL 2021

  • Why has LA Unified decided to open up school for full days of instruction?

  • What are the main steps I need to take to prepare my child for an in-person return on August 16th?

  • Where can students and parents/guardians get a COVID-19 test?

  • How will this school year be the same as pre-pandemic school?

  • How will this school year be different than pre-pandemic school?

  • At what point will parents have to make the decision to send their kids or keep them home?

  • My child is nervous or hesitant about returning to a full day of in-person programming. How can I help them prepare for this change in routine?

  • How will LA Unified support the emotional well-being of my child during this transition?

  • How can I get connected to my child’s school and school community?

  • What is the Parent Portal and how can I access it?

  • Where can I access my Parent Portal PIN?

  • Will schools continue to have staggered start and end times?

  • Will I be required to populate an income eligibility form for the 2021-22 school year?

  • Are parents able to walk their children to their classrooms?

  • How are meals working?

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    HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • What specific steps are being taken to protect elementary students who cannot be vaccinated?

  • What will happen if my child has to quarantine?

  • Is a student marked absent or present if they are joining their class from home during quarantine?

  • Does my child have to participate online during quarantine?

  • Will quarantining affect my student's academic marks in school?

  • Will social distancing still be enforced?

  • Will elementary students be allowed to be with students from other classes during recess/lunch, or will they have to stay with their cohort/class?

  • Are water fountains really safe to use?

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    ONLINE INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAM

  • How will I know if my child is enrolled?

  • What grade levels are available for the Online Independent Study Program?

  • Will the Online Independent Study Program at City of Angels provide the same kind of instruction that was provided by Los Angeles Unified during the pandemic?

  • How do I sign up for the Online Program?

  • When will City of Angels administrators and teachers contact me to coordinate registration for my child and to address my questions about the program expectations?

  • Will my child be enrolled in clubs and student organizations from my child’s current school if they enroll in the online program through the City of Angels?

  • Will I lose my current standing in magnet or other specialized programs in my current school of attendance if my student participates in the online program?

  • Can my family switch between online and in-person instruction within the semester?

  • Can my family switch from in person to online if the cases rise?

  • How will Special Education needs be met in an online model?

  • Will my student who is enrolled in the City of Angels be able to get meals?

  • Will I need to pick up a device from City of Angels or keep the one allocated to us from our home school?

  • How will dual language programs work in the online model?

  • If high school seniors participate at City of Angels, can they graduate with their home school or do they graduate with the online program?

  • If a parent has a concern with their child’s Online Independent Study Program teacher, how can they get help?

  • Who should a family reach out to if they change their mind about attending the Online Independent Study Program and want to go back to in-person learning?

  • Where can I learn more about the City of Angels Online Program?

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    PARENT VOLUNTEERS

  • Will parent volunteers be allowed back on campus?

  • Where can school volunteers get a COVID-19 test?

  • Will PTOs, PTAs and booster clubs be allowed to have in person events?

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    SPECIAL EDUCATION

  • Will schools continue their ELLP program and will Sp Ed students in Special Day Classes be able to mainstream into Gen Ed classes?

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