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Jul 10, 2017

The committee approves the raise for LA school board members by a unanimous 7 to 0 vote.

Jul 10, 2017

Actually, $125,000 a year would more than double of the current compensation of a school board member who has no other income.

Jul 10, 2017

Those with other employment would get $50,000 a year. Those figures would just about double the current numbers.

Jul 10, 2017

The proposal now on the floor would give board members $125,000/year if they have no other job.

Jul 10, 2017

The LA school board is about to get a raise from a special city commission

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