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"Where's My Classroom?" -- And Other First-Day Challenges As LAUSD Kicks Off The School Year

Parents attended a “welcome to school” ceremony for their kindergartners on the first day of classes at Alta California Elementary School in Panorama City.
Parents attended a “welcome to school” ceremony for their kindergartners on the first day of classes at Alta California Elementary School in Panorama City.
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Classes were back in session in the L.A. Unified School District on Tuesday -- and finding the right classroom were among the typical first-day-of-school challenges from many of the 472,000 students.

KPCC visited  Alta California Elementary School in Panorama City, where principal Jose Benitez helped students navigate their return to the school routine.