More concussions reported among LAUSD athletes, but also better monitoring
Rising concussion numbers have spurred LA Unified to examine how to better monitor head injuries and ensure the safety of student athletes. “I love football,” said board member Richard Vladovic, who noted that this week the NFL for the first time recognized a link between football and brain disorders. “But I’m very concerned about long-term effects on...
By Mike Szymanski | March 17, 2016
LA Unified sports coaches seeking their first raise since 1999
While teachers have been celebrating a new contract deal that will lead to a 10.4 percent salary increase over two years, most LA Unified athletic coaches are still waiting for their first raise since 1999. District officials at a Curriculum and Instruction Committee meeting yesterday estimated that 58 percent of school team coaches — the...
By Vanessa Romo | April 29, 2015