EDITORIAL GET LOST, KIDS.
WELCOME back message from the LAUSD LAUSD Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles, CA) to Chatsworth High School students: BUZZ OFF.
The Los Angeles Unified School District The Los Angeles Unified School District (the "LAUSD") is the largest (in terms of number of students) public school system in California and the second-largest in the United States. Only the New York City Department of Education has a larger student population. recently approved an $8.8 billion budget, but there wasn't a way to get that money to kids for books and computers until the Daily News wrote about it.
As the Daily News reported last week, a fire at Chatsworth High School destroyed $267,000 worth of computers and textbooks in March, but the district claimed it didn't have enough money to fully replace the loss.
What the principal and angry parents couldn't achieve, a newspaper headline did: get the attention of the fat-cat bureaucrats downtown at LAUSD headquarters. On Friday, Superintendent Roy Romer Roy R. Romer (born October 31, 1928 in Garden City, Kansas, United States) was the 39th governor of Colorado and served as the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District from 2001 to 2006. ordered the problem fixed immediately.
Good for him.
The so-called reform board spent an extra $39 million on administrative costs administrative costs,
n.pl the overhead expenses incurred in the operation of a dental benefits program, excluding costs of dental services provided. creating more bureaucracy and 11 minidistricts, a plan that was sold to the public as a cost-cutting device, streamlining the administration and getting problems just like this one fixed.
This is an early sign of just what the board bought by throwing huge salary increases at the insiders who have failed to reform the district for a generation.
The truth is, the LAUSD's right hand never knows what its left hand is doing because the bureaucrats are sound asleep. If Romer
A Romer or Roamer is a simple device for accurately plotting a grid reference on a map. wants to earn his whopping $250,000-a-year salary, he ought to have every bureaucrat between Chatsworth High and himself on the carpet in his office Monday morning, explaining why it took his intervention A procedure used in a lawsuit by which the court allows a third person who was not originally a party to the suit to become a party, by joining with either the plaintiff or the defendant. to get a solution to this problem.
The LAUSD was run into the ground by leadership that only looked after itself and never the kids.
Has anything changed?