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The Los Angeles Unified School District has set up a hotline for concerned parents and students, following the digital heist of confidential records and files from the district’s computer systems earlier this month.
The cache of data was leaked Saturday, a day after Supt. Alberto Carvalho said he would not negotiate with or pay ransom to hackers. In a tweet confirming the leak Sunday morning, Carvalho shared the hotline number.
“Thank you to our students, families and employees for doing their part in the ongoing recovery from this cyberattack,” Carvalho wrote. “We have set up a hotline, starting tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. PT. This hotline will assist those from our school communities who may have questions or need additional support.”
The hotline is available beginning Monday, from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (855) 926-1129.