Using LA's Vacant Property to House the Homeless
LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger recently pushed through a motion to use vacant commercial properties for affordable or temporary homeless housing. She joins us to discuss this and how the county plans to boost COVID-19 vaccinations.
- Supervisor Kathryn Barger
So What Exactly is a Vaccine Passport?
With vaccine distribution rates increasing in certain countries, governments around the world are increasingly interested in the idea of "vaccine passports": certifications showing who has been inoculated that could potentially allow holders to return to normal life.
- David Studdert, professor of Medicine and Law at Stanford University
How the Pandemic is Affecting English Language Learning Students
As the momentum builds to reopen schools in California, education experts say they're concerned achievement gaps between students are widening. As CapRadio's Pauline Bartolone reports, English language learners will be among the students who struggle the most to get back in sync with their peers.
Gov. Newsom's Plan to Get Kids Back to School in April - and LAUSD gets 25,000 vaccines
Earlier today, Governor Gavin Newsom outlined a plan to get California's kids back in to the classroom in April. It stems from a deal that was hammered out with state legislators over the weekend... to provide TWO BILLION DOLLARS to districts that reopen in-person learning for students in transitional kindergarten through second grade by April FIRST. Plus, the state will provide more vaccines doses for teachers and staff. We check in on what this means for Los Angeles area schools - including the largest district LA Unified.
- KPCC education reporter Kyle Stokes.