LAUSD board solves dilemma: Pay debts before saving for a rainy day
In what seemed to be a routine agenda item last night, the LA Unified school board found itself debating a fundamental issue: When you have a few extra bucks do you save for a rainy day or do you pay off your debts right away? The question arose when the board was trying to figure...
By Mike Szymanski | September 16, 2015
Progress (or lack of it) with teachers comes to LAUSD board
The LA Unified School Board returns tomorrow with a full agenda although a lot of the juicy stuff will be discussed in closed session. In addition to the usual topics — personnel issues and ongoing litigation — the board will review labor negotiations, which at this point is down to the on-going talks with the...
By Vanessa Romo | September 8, 2014
For LAUSD school board a new year, but old problems
It might be the new school year, but it was a series of old problems awaiting the LA Unified school board yesterday as it met long into the night with a full complement of seven members for the first time in eight months. After the swearing in of newly-elected District 1 member George McKenna, a...
By Vanessa Romo | August 27, 2014