“We’re not greedy. … We’re just trying to make ends meet,” said Gilbert Bonilla Jr., whose union represents employees like maintenance workers, instructional aides and bus drivers.
At a meeting last night, LBUSD board members signaled there will be a deep debate over how to move forward after Mona Rodriguez’s death.
It’s rare for the Long Beach Unified School District’s school safety officers to fire their guns, but when one of them did Monday afternoon, it had potentially deadly consequences—leaving an 18-year-old woman in critical condition at a local hospital.
The officer is standing near the car’s passenger door when the vehicle lurches forward and closer to him at the same time, tires squealing, video shows.
Colton Herta won the race, and Alex Palou won the IndyCar series championship, which was decided in Long Beach for the first time.
In a letter to parents on Thursday, LBUSD Superintendent Jill Baker said about 10% of each school’s unvaccinated students will be subject to the tests each week.
The school district’s area population grew by 5,500 people, with growth primarily in North and East Long Beach, which will require boundaries be redrawn.
The hourly rate increased from $27.47 to $32, which means a full day of sub pay goes from $164.82 to $190.
Long Beach Unified announced Friday that it is suspending COVID-19 testing of students, which the district had committed to for the first three weeks of school.
The number of cases and the positivity rate are lower than the first week of school, which saw 253 students test positive with a positivity rate of 1.2%.