LA Unified school board approves $7.6 billion budget, including a 14 percent hike for school police
The LA Unified school board on Tuesday unanimously approved a $7.6 billion balanced budget for 2016-17, with some of the most passionate objections devoted to the 14 percent increase for school police. The passing of the budget became much simpler after the state notified the board last week that it would have an extra year...
By Sarah Favot | June 22, 2016
Cortines lauds Obama budget as big help for LA Unified needs
LA Unified Superintendent Ramon Cortines said today President Obama’s proposed 2016 budget would provided strong benefits for the district if approved by Congress. At stake: $1 billion increase for Title I, which supports schools with a high percentage of low-income students and a $3 billion investment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math instruction, plus additional...
By LA School Report | February 2, 2015