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A Duo of Difficult Decisions

A Duo of Difficult Decisions

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education addressed two contentious and emotional issues last week, when they followed through on issuing more than 11,000 reduction-in-force (RIF) notices and made policy changes to address to sexual abuses within LAUSD schools.

According to a statement, LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy said 11,713 preliminary RIF notices had been sent out, though the budget deficit had dropped unexpectedly. He said the layoff notices actually represent 6,700 full-time positions.

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