President Biden is asking all states to prioritize vaccinating teachers in order to open more schools for in-person learning. Educators now qualify for the federal pharmacy program.
In California, the LA Unified School District is already taking matters into its own hands by launching a vaccination program this week to get all its teachers and staff inoculated to open schools by mid-April.
Here & Now's Tonya Mosley talks with LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner.
This segment aired on March 3, 2021.