Advertisement
 
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsLos Angeles Unified School District Employees
IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Unified School District Employees

MORE STORIES ABOUT:
FEATURED ARTICLES
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Five Los Angeles school district employees who were blamed for the Belmont Learning Complex fiasco will return to work by the end of the month or early December, officials said Tuesday. The employees were placed on paid administrative leave in October 1999, after the district's inspector general issued a report concluding that they had failed to properly supervise the project. A sixth employee who drew blame has since retired.
ARTICLES BY DATE
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Five Los Angeles school district employees who were blamed for the Belmont Learning Complex fiasco will return to work by the end of the month or early December, officials said Tuesday. The employees were placed on paid administrative leave in October 1999, after the district's inspector general issued a report concluding that they had failed to properly supervise the project. A sixth employee who drew blame has since retired.
Advertisement
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1999 | LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
The 40,000 Los Angeles Unified School District employees represented by United Teachers-Los Angeles voted overwhelmingly Thursday in favor of a contract agreement providing a 2% raise. The proposal, which is expected to go before the Los Angeles Board of Education later this month for final approval, includes a minimal accountability plan affecting the small number of teachers who have received unsatisfactory evaluations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1991
A coalition of unions representing Los Angeles Unified School District employees on Monday asked the district to cut deeper into its administrative budget rather than require employees to accept cuts in pay and benefits. Faced with declining state funding, the school board last month voted to negotiate $50 million in compensation cuts with employee unions as part of a $241-million package of cuts to the district's $4-billion budget.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1997
Another round of fingerprint checks found 26 more Los Angeles Unified School District employees with criminal records, bringing the total to 76, school officials said Thursday. The district began hiring people without checking their backgrounds in mid-April, after the state attorney general ruled that a faster computerized check violated state law. However, after a school custodian with a felony record was arrested for the murder of a Rio Linda high school student last month, district Supt.
OPINION
September 23, 2006
Re "Taking L.A. in a New Direction," Sept. 20 Developer Richard Meruelo and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa may be changing the direction of Los Angeles, but they are certainly not taking it in a new direction. According to The Times, Meruelo gives money to gubernatorial candidate and state Treasurer Phil Angelides, who sits on the California Public Employees' Retirement System board. Angelides then steers the CalPERS money, contributed in part by Los Angeles Unified School District employees, to Meruelo, who uses that money to buy land the district is trying to buy. The L.A. school board uses eminent domain in an attempt to procure the land.
HEALTH
April 20, 1998 | KATHLEEN DOHENY
Who pays for hearing aids? Insurance coverage varies widely. Hearing experts say they notice a slight increase in coverage as awareness of the problem grows. Here is a sampling of insurers: * Some Kaiser Permanente plans offer a hearing aid benefit, which must be bought as a special supplement, says spokeswoman Kathleen Barco. About 8% of members have the coverage, which is purchased for employees at 177 companies. * Blue Cross of California does not cover hearing aids.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1995
About 900 Los Angeles Unified School District employees housed in a quake-damaged warehouse in the garment district appear headed for a fancy office building on Bunker Hill after a Monday night vote by the school board. Under a proposed lease agreement approved by the board, the district would pay $38 million over the next seven years to sublease space in the Wells Fargo Center from IBM, with a move possible after March 1.
SPORTS
May 6, 1993 | PAIGE A. LEECH
Jeff Davis was named Wednesday to replace Fred Cook as basketball coach at Burbank High. Davis, 33, the Canoga Park basketball coach for the past four seasons, had been discouraged by the pay cuts affecting Los Angeles Unified School District employees and opted to look for another teaching and coaching position outside the district. "This was the best opportunity that I could find to go to a Southern Section school," Davis said. "It had nothing to do with Canoga Park.
OPINION
September 13, 1987
In addressing the issue of whether or not a $700-million tax surplus should go to schools, your editorial, ("Trail to Trouble," Aug. 28) overlooks the real crises in California education--the failure to properly account for the billions already being spent in our educational system. We were all shocked when the first arrests of Los Angeles Unified School District employees for embezzlement took place last December. A short time later, I, along with many others, was outraged to learn that the school district's record keeping was so poor that district officials found it impossible to determine exactly how much had been stolen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 1985 | PAMELA MORELAND, Times Staff Writer
Beginning next month, all Los Angeles Unified School District employees must sign a statement acknowledging they understand child-abuse reporting policies requiring them to call police immediately if they have a "reasonable suspicion" that a child has been sexually or physically abused. The board's decision Thursday to have teaching and non-teaching employees sign the statement follows sharp criticism over the district's response to child-abuse allegations.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|