High-level Salaries Approved For Top Administrators At Cash-Strapped LAUSD

05/05/2011 06:27 pm ET | Updated Jul 05, 2011
  • Los Angeles Times

High-level salaries for a handful of top administrators in the Los Angeles Unified School District were approved Wednesday.
The actions, taken by the district's Personnel Commission at the request of new Supt. John Deasy, are part of the superintendent's effort to assemble a new management team that he pledges to fund in part from private sources.
The salaries drew attention because the school board approved them in April amid a historic budget crisis that resulted in salary reductions, thousands of layoffs and the threat of additional job cuts. Deasy has said the net cost of the new hires will be equal to or lower than that of the current management team, but he has not released specifics.

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