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Inglewood schools try to fight through financial mess

INGLEWOOD — Almost six years after the state took over oversight of the Inglewood Unified School District, the district still finds itself a deep financial crisis. The state-appointed administrator, Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana, took over the district last year, inheriting a $8 million deficit. As of March 15, that deficit has been cut down Read More…

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Union, Inglewood school district at odds over health insurance costs

INGLEWOOD — The union representing 450 non-certified employees of the Inglewood Unified School District is crying foul on the district for trying to force mandated premium rates on the workers’ health insurance costs. According to the California Professional Employees (CalPro), the school district wants to impose what they consider to be a “family unfriendly” increase Read More…

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Local school trustee set to retire in 2015

INGLEWOOD — In an unexpected move June 29, state trustee Don Brann announced he plans to retire from the Inglewood Unified School District, ending his attempt to return the district to solvency. The announcement was made at a special school board meeting. “I don’t plan to always be here,” Brann told those attending the meeting. Read More…