Wednesday, April 15, 2009

5000? 5400? 6850? The numbers of LAUSD layoffs like the size of the budget deficit and the size of the federal stimulus remains unknown. But however many of them there are they are like, so fired! Or not.

Update 4/15 | 3pm:
  • Before yesterday’s vote to “save” 1996 elementary school jobs Reduction in Force/RIF/layoff  notices  had been sent to 10,571 employees.

  • The final vote technically authorized 8,541 layoffs,

  • Superintendent Ramon Cortines and Chief Financial Officer Megan Reilly said the district would route state funding to individual schools, allowing them to "buy back" 3,167 positions

  • Resulting in a final estimate of 5,374 layoffs.

Allowing them” being the mother of all assumptions. - smf

LAUSD OKs plan to lay off 6850 employees

Los Angeles Daily News – April 15

By Connie Llanos and George B. Sánchez, Staff Writers A divided Los Angeles Unified Board of Education narrowly approved a plan Tuesday to lay off more than ...

Board OKs 5400 LA school layoffs

Long Beach Press-Telegram – April 15

The Los Angeles Board of Education voted Tuesday to lay off up to 5400 teachers and support personnel for the 2009-10 year, hours after saving nearly 2000 ...

L.A. Unified moves to cut 5000 teachers and others

Los Angeles Times – April 15

No one expects every employee with a layoff notice in the Los Angeles Unified School District to be out of work, and most observers believe the current ...

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