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Undecided LAUSD seats slated for May 19 runoff election

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Unified School District board members Tamar Galatzan, Bennett Kayser and Richard Vladovic will have to compete in a May 19 runoff election as they fight to retain their seats, while incumbent George McKenna won re-election thanks to having no challengers. Kayser, 68, had the most tightly contested race in […]

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Impasse on LAUSD and teacher union talks may lead to strike

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The union representing Los Angeles Unified School District teachers declared an impasse today in its contract negotiations with the district, saying there is a “significant gap between the two sides on compensation,” and district officials said they hope a mediator will be able to resolve outstanding issues. The union plans to ask the Public Employment […]

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Hit the road, John?

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Board of Education has authorized its attorneys to discuss terms of a possible departure agreement with schools Superintendent John Deasy, the Los Angeles Times reported today. The move was made in a specially called closed session Tuesday, but itwas not disclosed publicly. No decision was reached on whether […]

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Deasy’s fate in hands of LAUSD board

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Unified School District board will meet behind closed doors today to discuss its upcoming performance review of Superintendent John Deasy, who has come under increasing scrutiny from the teachers’ union and some board members. Deasy, who has been superintendent since 2011, has butted heads with board members and […]

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Teachers, district fail to reach agreement

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The president of the union representing Los Angeles Unified School District employees said today that a revised contract offer from the district falls short of educator needs. Bargaining talks between the LAUSD and United Teachers Los Angeles areset to resume Thursday. The district’s latest offer includes a raise of 2 percent […]

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