Megan Reilly

A students adjusts her facemask at St. Joseph Catholic School in La Puente, California on November 16, 2020, where pre-kindergarten to Second Grade students in need of special services returned to the classroom today for in-person instruction. - The campus is the second Catholic school in Los Angeles County to receive a waiver approval to reopen as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. The US surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases Sunday, adding one million new cases in less than a week, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

L.A. school district takes heat for vaccine mandate

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced it’s requiring COVID vaccines for students aged 12 and up. On Thursday, the nation’s second largest school district unveiled they would be following the Biden administration’s footsteps, approving a COVID vaccine mandate.