News: Education Headlines

LAUSD board members want to study overhaul of central office, move out of downtown

Two Los Angeles Unified School Board members are floating an idea to study whether the district can move out of its current central office building. But the proposal to examine if the district could sell or rent out its downtown headquarters underlies a larger aim: the board members are trying to stoke a broader conversation about downsizing L.A. Unified’s central office budget.

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Pleasanton superintendent fired

Schools Superintendent Rick Rubino has been fired by the school board after only six months on the job, the school district said Monday. Without going into specifics on reasons for the dismissal, the Pleasanton Unified School District Board said it reached a unanimous decision to oust the school chief in a closed-door meeting Friday.

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