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Morning Read: Delays in resolving alleged wrongdoing by teachers is costing LAUSD, state audit says

LA School Report | October 28, 2016

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LA Unified has persistent problems resolving allegations of teacher misconduct

A state audit released Thursday shows that LA Unified has continued problems in dealing with allegations involving alleged wrongdoing by teachers and holding down the costs related to them. After a series of high-profile abuse cases, the district paid $12.6 million in ongoing salaries to teachers who were pulled from the classrooms and at least $3.3 million for the substitute teachers. The district said that they have already made improvements since the last audit of the same issues. By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times

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