During one school day this week, Los Angeles Unified grappled with three emergencies: a double stabbing outside a high school, multiple suspected fentanyl overdoses at a middle school and a traffic collision outside an elementary school that badly injured a child.

The Monday violence and trauma was so alarming that it prompted a Tuesday morning phone call between Mayor Karen Bass and L.A. schools Supt. Alberto Carvalho; the two pledged to work together to confront what feels to many parents like a school-safety crisis.

The two leaders identified key safety concerns to address urgently: traffic, violence, drugs. Click here to read more: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2023-05-03/lausd-school-safety-action-stabbings-fentanyl-drug-overdose?utm_id=96036&sfmc_id=2420175