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September 2, 1993
The Compton Unified School District is in a state of crisis, which is likely to erupt into an explosive situation that could result in the destruction of this educational institution. The responsibility for some of the past and present problems of the Compton Unified School District belongs with the Los Angeles County Office of Education and interim state administrator Stanley G. Oswalt, the official in charge of running the school system. The County Office of Education was negligent in its duty to oversee the school district's budget.
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September 2, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The acting Compton schools chief will reconsider a plan to raise money by selling or leasing school district property after blistering criticism of the proposal. State-appointed Administrator Stanley G. Oswalt had proposed using the revenue from three sites to refurbish schools damaged by age, lack of maintenance and vandalism. Oswalt postponed making a decision about the properties after critics accused him of plotting to strip the Compton Unified School District of its assets.
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August 28, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The acting Compton schools chief is seeking an additional $9.1-million loan for the ailing school system as well as authority to dismiss the school board, tear up union contracts and lay off any employees with 60 days notice. Administrator Stanley G. Oswalt said Friday that the emergency loan is needed to eliminate a deficit from last year. The district had received a $10.5-million loan in July.
NEWS
September 2, 1993
The Compton Unified School District is in a state of crisis, which is likely to erupt into an explosive situation that could result in the destruction of this educational institution. The responsibility for some of the past and present problems of the Compton Unified School District belongs with the Los Angeles County Office of Education and interim state administrator Stanley G. Oswalt, the official in charge of running the school system. The County Office of Education was negligent in its duty to oversee the school district's budget.
NEWS
September 2, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The acting Compton schools chief will reconsider a plan to raise money by selling or leasing school district property after blistering criticism of the proposal. State-appointed Administrator Stanley G. Oswalt had proposed using the revenue from three sites to refurbish schools damaged by age, lack of maintenance and vandalism. Oswalt postponed making a decision about the properties after critics accused him of plotting to strip the Compton Unified School District of its assets.
NEWS
August 29, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Compton's acting schools chief has rejected two proposals to establish independent public schools in the district. The plans were incomplete, potentially costly and offered little that could not be achieved in other ways, administrator Stanley G. Oswalt said. Backers of the proposals had sought district approval for "charter schools" that would operate outside the authority of the Compton Unified School District. They pledged to improve student achievement in exchange for this independence.
NEWS
August 5, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State education officials have selected three front-runners for the job of running the financially strapped Compton Unified School District, which is under state control, sources close to the selection process said. Each of the three is a member of a minority group and has experience as a school district superintendent, the sources said. The front-runners are: Fernando R. Elizondo, an education consultant who formerly headed the El Rancho Unified School District in Pico Rivera; McKinley M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1993
State officials announced Thursday that they have expanded their search for an administrator to run the Compton Unified School District. The state's first choice for the job, Oakland schools Supt. Richard P. Mesa, turned down the post last week. The financially and academically struggling school system fell under state control as a condition for receiving a $10.5-million emergency state loan. Acting state schools chief William D.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1993
The state administrator for the Compton school system has ordered 38 layoffs, demoted several administrators and proposed a 10.5% salary reduction for teachers as part of ongoing efforts to balance a $91.2-million budget. All five financial managers and 33 part-time instructional assistants will lose their jobs in the Compton Unified School District. The financial managers controlled school accounts such as student council funds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1996
The Bonita Unified School District board said Friday that it has hired a search consultant to find a new superintendent as Ron Raya remains on paid leave amid allegations of sexual harassment. The Board of Education, in a special session Thursday afternoon, decided to hire the California School Boards Assn. to conduct a search for a replacement for Raya. Board members say they hope to hire a new superintendent by April to replace interim Supt. Stanley G. Oswalt.
NEWS
August 29, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Compton's acting schools chief has rejected two proposals to establish independent public schools in the district. The plans were incomplete, potentially costly and offered little that could not be achieved in other ways, administrator Stanley G. Oswalt said. Backers of the proposals had sought district approval for "charter schools" that would operate outside the authority of the Compton Unified School District. They pledged to improve student achievement in exchange for this independence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The acting Compton schools chief is seeking an additional $9.1-million loan for the ailing school system as well as authority to dismiss the school board, tear up union contracts and lay off any employees with 60 days notice. Administrator Stanley G. Oswalt said Friday that the emergency loan is needed to eliminate a deficit from last year. The district had received a $10.5-million loan in July.
NEWS
August 5, 1993 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State education officials have selected three front-runners for the job of running the financially strapped Compton Unified School District, which is under state control, sources close to the selection process said. Each of the three is a member of a minority group and has experience as a school district superintendent, the sources said. The front-runners are: Fernando R. Elizondo, an education consultant who formerly headed the El Rancho Unified School District in Pico Rivera; McKinley M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1993
Security officers hustled away the state-appointed administrator of the Compton school district after an assailant apparently fired shots at him just before Tuesday's school board meeting. State Administrator Stanley G. Oswalt was about to preside over a meeting at which he was expected to approve more than 100 layoffs in the financially strapped school system. The district came under state control July 1 as a condition of an emergency state loan. Shots were fired about 6:15 p.m.
NEWS
November 18, 1993
Two private firms have assembled a list of finalists after a nationwide search for an administrator to run the Compton Unified School District, which came under state control in July. Five to 10 finalists will be interviewed by acting state schools chief William D. Dawson, who will make the final choice. Officials said they hope to announce an appointment by the end of November. Since July, the district has been run by retired superintendent Stanley G.
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