At a time when kids haven’t been on any LAUSD campus since closing nearly a year ago due to the pandemic, a public elementary school in Sherman Oaks was captured Wednesday bustling with kids and adults for an alleged shoot for an Apple TV show.
According to KNX’s Vicky Moore, an unamed source told the parent’s advocacy group Speak Up Parent what she'd learned.
A representative from Speak Up Parent says the message that’s being sent is that it’s not safe for kids to be on-campus learning, but working on school grounds is somehow okay.
Photos were provided by the unnamed parent that appear to show kids standing around in groups, without wearing masks.
KNX has reached out to LA School District officials - but have not heard back yet.
The Director of the CDC said Wednesday that schools can safely reopen even if teachers are not vaccinated for the coronavirus.
As some teachers’ unions balk at resuming in-person instruction before teachers are inoculated, Dr. Rochelle Walensky says, “Vaccination of teachers is not a prerequisite for safe reopening of schools.” Walensky cited CDC data showing that social distancing and wearing a mask significantly reduce the spread of the virus in school settings.
White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients called on Congress to pass additional funding to ensure schools have the resources necessary to support reopening.