Zimmer tells staff to take advantage of CA leadership with LA ties
It’s a such unique moment with the leadership of Sacramento that LAUSD should find a way to take advantage. That was the message from LA Unified board President Steve Zimmer to district staff at a board committee meeting yesterday: figure out how to ask for more money from the state, even more than the district’s fair...
By Mike Szymanski | January 27, 2016
Prop 39 chairs de León and Steyer: Program needs more time
In response to a critical story by the Associated Press that concluded the Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) has failed to meet its stated goals, two of the campaign’s co-chairs said the program needs more time to benefit schools. “It’s irresponsible and more than a little misleading to prejudge a long-term, multi-year program this...
By Craig Clough | August 18, 2015
LA Unified getting $26 million in Prop 39 energy efficiency funds
Governor Jerry Brown today dropped by John Marshall High School to talk about energy efficiency and the millions of dollars LA Unified schools can expect to receive from the state as a result of Proposition 39. The governor, who’s up for re-election next week, was on the Los Feliz campus with Tom Steyer, the Democratic...
By Vanessa Romo | October 28, 2014