Hot topic: Would a later start to school year really save money? LAUSD data are mixed
Despite temperatures hovering in the 90s for the rest of the week for many LA Unified schools, calls for air-conditioning repairs haven’t gotten out of hand. Yet a proposal being introduced by three LA Unified School board members next week could change the start of the school year until after Labor Day, and one of the biggest reasons given...
By Mike Szymanski | August 18, 2016
LAUSD fielding 2,600 calls to fix air conditioners during heat wave
As a heat wave engulfed the region yesterday, LA Unified officials fielded 346 calls to fix air conditioning units. By the end of today, they were expecting at least that many more. Tacked on to an existing backlog of calls for air conditioner repair since before school began, LA Unified has about 2,600 requests for...
By Mike Szymanski | September 9, 2015