Major school and kitchen upgrades could be approved Tuesday
The LA Unified school board will consider major upgrades at school sites throughout the district at their regular meeting Tuesday. The Facilities Services Division is asking the board to approve district bonds for projects including replacing a half-century-old canopy over a stairwell, replacing 60-year-old bleachers, upgrading walk-in freezers at 305 schools and replacing ovens, ice machines and...
By Mike Szymanski | March 7, 2016
LA Unified making plans to upgrade buildings most in need
* UPDATED LA Unified is getting close to fixing its schools most in need of repair. Superintendent Ramon Cortines has developed a priority list for rehabilitating 11 campuses, once the Bond Oversight Committee, then the school board approve his plans. In a memo to school board members last week, Cortines said he would present...
By Vanessa Romo | January 21, 2015
Morning Read: ‘Running on Fumes’
LAUSD ‘Running On Fumes’ Going Into November Tax Votes Trying to toe the line without crossing over into advocacy, Los Angeles Unified’s finance chief on Tuesday outlined the impacts of the two proposed tax-hike initiatives that would pump revenue into an education system she said is now “running on fumes.” Daily News ‘No One Left...
By Hillel Aron | October 3, 2012