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June 4, 1997 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Taking what one trustee called the first major step toward recovery, the Laguna Beach Unified School District board late Tuesday hired a San Bernardino County school superintendent to help solve the district's financial crisis and leadership vacuum. By a 4-0 vote, the board chose Reed Montgomery, 50, superintendent of the 8,000-student Alta Loma School District. He was picked from about 130 candidates in an intensive four-month search.
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February 5, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When the Laguna Beach Unified School District fired Supt. Reed Montgomery on Tuesday, after he requested a paid medical leave two months ago for undisclosed reasons and never returned to work, his absence wasn't the only reason for dismissal. School board members said Wednesday that Montgomery, 51, had failed to complete his duties as head of the 2,500-student system or provide leadership at a crucial time.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1998 | NICK ANDERSON and LIZ SEYMOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Six months after a new superintendent arrived to bring order to the troubled school system here, the school board is raising questions about a leave of absence he took for medical reasons that have not been publicly disclosed. Reed Montgomery's absence from the helm of the Laguna Beach Unified School District began Dec. 5 and had been expected to end Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ending two months of mystery, the Laguna Beach Unified School District fired Supt. Reed Montgomery on Tuesday for failing to show up for work since early December or provide evidence of an undisclosed illness.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When the Laguna Beach Unified School District fired Supt. Reed Montgomery on Tuesday, after he requested a paid medical leave two months ago for undisclosed reasons and never returned to work, his absence wasn't the only reason for dismissal. School board members said Wednesday that Montgomery, 51, had failed to complete his duties as head of the 2,500-student system or provide leadership at a crucial time.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ending two months of mystery, the Laguna Beach Unified School District fired Supt. Reed Montgomery on Tuesday for failing to show up for work since early December or provide evidence of an undisclosed illness.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR
The Laguna Beach Unified School District has picked Leadership Associates, an executive search firm for hiring school superintendents, to assist in finding a new top official to run the 2,500-student district. The firm, based in San Marcos, will be paid $16,950 by the school board to seek out qualified candidates throughout California, including those who may not be job-hunting, said Kathryn A. Turner, the board president. The board will interview the finalists and select the new schools chief.
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December 30, 1997 | LIZ SEYMOUR
Students and teachers may be on vacation, but the Laguna Beach Unified School District board will meet today to discuss two major issues: the impact of development along Newport Coast and Supt. Reed Montgomery's unpaid leave of absence. School trustees are under a Jan. 30 deadline to decide whether to enroll almost 400 additional students from houses being built by the Irvine Co. At today's meeting, trustees will consider asking for a 90-day extension, until April 30, to decide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 1997 | LIZ SEYMOUR
Supt. Reed Montgomery of the Laguna Beach Unified School District is on an unpaid leave of absence after the school board denied his request for a paid medical leave. Trustee Susan Mas said the board rejected Montgomery's request at a meeting last week because it needed more information. Following school policy, Montgomery will be examined by a doctor appointed by the school board Jan. 7, Mas said. Montgomery's last day on the job was Dec. 5.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1997 | LESLIE EARNEST
More than 300 children could enroll in Laguna Beach schools as a result of development along Newport Coast, prompting a school board meeting Tuesday to discuss the growth. Parents can learn more about a proposed agreement between the developer, the Irvine Co., and the Laguna Beach Unified School District, Supt. Reed Montgomery said Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1998 | NICK ANDERSON and LIZ SEYMOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Six months after a new superintendent arrived to bring order to the troubled school system here, the school board is raising questions about a leave of absence he took for medical reasons that have not been publicly disclosed. Reed Montgomery's absence from the helm of the Laguna Beach Unified School District began Dec. 5 and had been expected to end Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1997 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Taking what one trustee called the first major step toward recovery, the Laguna Beach Unified School District board late Tuesday hired a San Bernardino County school superintendent to help solve the district's financial crisis and leadership vacuum. By a 4-0 vote, the board chose Reed Montgomery, 50, superintendent of the 8,000-student Alta Loma School District. He was picked from about 130 candidates in an intensive four-month search.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 27, 1997 | LIZ SEYMOUR
Supt. Reed Montgomery will meet with administrators in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District on Monday to discuss changing the boundaries between the two school districts. Laguna Beach school officials are scheduled to accept 342 new students in already crowded, aging schools because of approved development at Newport Coast. If the boundary lines are shifted, the new homes would sit in the Newport-Mesa district.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR
Trustees of the Laguna Beach Unified School District will hold a closed meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday to discuss Supt. Reed Montgomery's six-week absence from the district. Montgomery, 51, was scheduled to be examined earlier this week by a district-appointed doctor. Board President Kathryn A. Turner confirmed that Montgomery had met with a doctor but she declined to release any other information. Montgomery, whose last day on the job was Dec. 5, had asked for a monthlong paid medical leave.
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