CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1999
Edward Negrete Jr., a professor of education with expertise in promoting ethnic coalitions, was appointed Tuesday by the Los Angeles Board of Education to be director of its new Human Relations Education Commission. Negrete, 58, an associate professor with Cal State Los Angeles' Charter School of Education, is expected to take his post sometime in April and will draw an annual salary of about $85,000. He will report directly to the board.