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Box 1424

Narcotics. 1950 January 5-1999 October 26.

Scope and Content

Presentation from the ACLU on drug arrests, due process and secret police, correspondence pertaining to drug arrests and student rights, Los Angeles Times article, "City's Schools Called 'Open Marketplace' for Drug Use," correspondence from Ramiro J. Garcia, Chairman of the Mexican American Education Commission concerning the District's alliance with the Los Angeles Police Department, undercover officers and violations of student civil rights, "Drug Abuse Control: Policies and Procedures," Narcotics: The Menace to Children, Youth and Narcotics: A Study of Juvenile Drug Addiction in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Police Department, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Narcotics: Suggestive Guide for Teachers of the Junior High School Program in Science, Information and Suggestions for the Teaching of Narcotics and Their Effects, Communications, Reports and Newsletters on the Drug Abuse Resistance (DARE) Program.
Box 1431

National Defense. 1940 June 28-1947 March 20.

Scope and Content

Memoranda, reports and correspondence concerning national defense training classes, purchase of equipment and supplies, budget, use of buildings, salaries, defense centers, testing laboratories and meetings.
Materials also include "Partners in Defense," a Los Angeles City Schools publication on "Women's Special Work in National Defense" and National Defense Training Program Progress Reports and Annual Reports.
For National Defense - Negroes see Race Question subject files.
Box 1432, Folder 1

National Youth Administration. 1936-1942.

Scope and Content

Reports and applications for National Youth Administration projects which include the following areas: Agriculture, building construction, school cafeterias, clerical, gardening, horticulture, homemaking, motion pictures, sewing, cooking, school ground beautification and war production.
Box 1432, Folder 2

Navy Day. 1937-1942.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and correspondence concerning the District's observance of Navy Day and involvement with related programs.
Boxes 1433-1436, Box 1432, Folders 3-5

Negative Declaration. 1996-2006.

Scope and Content

Facilities Committee Reports, Board Reports from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety and Initial Studies and Proposals for the adoption of the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for various building projects pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and State CEQA Guidelines.
Box 1437, Folder 1

Neighborhood School Program. 2007 October 23.

Scope and Content

Facilities Services Division Board Report proposal to define the New Construction Two-Semester Neighborhood School Program and reallocate $1.05 Billion in additional Measure Y Bond funds to this Program.
Box 1437, Folders 2-3

No Child Left Behind. 2003 May 27-2006 December 14.

Scope and Content

Copies of presentations, Title I Parent Involvement Policy and the District's Local Agency Education Plan for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, a Federal accountability measure for public schools which established criteria for Adequate Yearly Progress.
Box 1437, Folder 4

Noise. 1974 June 6-1990 March 19.

Scope and Content

Copies of Board Communications and Reports concerning excessive noise and disturbances in the Board room, airport and freeway noise, noise abatement programs and measures and a copy of the September 22, 1980 Board Minutes during which State Assemblywoman Maxine Waters, City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay and City Councilman Robert C. Farrell expressed objections to a remark made by Board President Roberta Weintraub against Board member Rita Walters during a radio interview.
Box 1437, Folder 5

Non-Compliance. 2000 January 11-2000 October 24.

Scope and Content

Reports of Correspondence concerning Receipts of Notifications of Non-Compliance for Compliance Investigation Cases.
Box 1437, Folder 6

Nondiscrimination. 1991-1992.

Scope and Content

Memorandum on Posting and Distribution of Notice of Nondiscrimination and a Human Resources Nondiscrimination Poster containing compliance language from Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Box 1437, Folder 7

Non-Immigrants. 1978 September 25-1987 April 6.

Scope and Content

Inter-office correspondence on the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, a Guide to School Personnel on Terms Related to International Students, a Bulletin on Admission and Attendance of Noncitizen Students in Elementary and Secondary Schools and a Committee of the Whole Communication regarding Reimbursement for Cost of Education of Noncontract Pupils.
Box 1437, Folder 8

Non-Management Employees. 1980 October 13.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report proposal that the Board establish an effective date for salary step advancement for certificated non-management employees.
Box 1437, Folder 9

Non-Profit Corporation. 1986 October 20-1991 February 4.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports concerning the following Board established non-profit corporations: Student Health Services Support Fund Inc. and the Los Angeles Unified School District Financial Services Corporation.
Box 1437, Folder 10

Nonpublic Services. 2003 July 8.

Scope and Content

Special Education Division Board Report requesting the Board's authorization for the use of the Master Contract Template for Nonpublic Services for the 2003-2004 Contract Year.
Box 1437, Folder 11

Non-Resident Students. 1982 September 20-1986 January 6.

Scope and Content

Educational Development Committee Report and Communication concerning Board Rules and Administrative Regulations Relative to Interdistrict Attendance and Proposal to Meet Educational Needs of Non-Resident Students Involved in Receiving Schools Project.
Box 1437, Folder 12

Nonresponsible Contractor. 1999 August 24-2001 January 9.

Scope and Content

Facilities Committee Reports pertaining to the default to contractors and declarations of nonresponsibility.
Box 1437, Folder 13

Nonroutine Personnel Actions. 1990 October 15-1999 October 26.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communications concerning nonroutine personnel actions for the dismissal of classified employees.
Box 1438

Notary Public. 1944 January 21-1995 November 20.

Scope and Content

Law and Rules Committee Reports and Communications concerning authorizations and agreements for notarial commissions.
Box 1439, Folder 1

Nuclear Age/War. 1985 February 25-1987 June 15.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and resolutions concerning the development of nuclear education curriculum for classroom use.
Box 1439, Folder 2

Obesity. 2003 October 28-2005 February 10.

Scope and Content

Board motion in response to the obesity epidemic and copy of Food Services Branch presentation, The Status Report on Obesity Presentation Motion.
Box 1439, Folders 3-6

Occupational Training Centers. 1972 March 27-1979 February 20.

Scope and Content

Communications and Reports concerning continuing education, adult education and Regional Occupational Training Centers.
Box 1440

Office of Urban Affairs. 1963 June 24-1982 May 3.

Scope and Content

Proposal to establish an Office of Urban Affairs in order to meet the new challenges brought on by urbanization problems such as intergroup relations, dropouts, youth employment, compensatory education and delinquency. On November 7, 1963, the Office of Urban Affairs was established by the Board to deal with racial issues, dropouts and alleged discrimination against minority employees and students. According to the Los Angeles Times, "School Board Creates Urban Affairs Office," during the meeting when the Office was approved, members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) gathered in corridors to protest alleged de facto segregation and an "estimated 60 students, parents and clergy planned to conduct an all-night sit-in."
Materials also include the Office's informative reports to the Board, publications such as Nuestra Comunidad, Vandalism Seminar, Gang Activities, Asian-American Profile, South Central Los Angeles School-Community Profile, San Fernando Valley Profile, Community Profiles and Orientation to Central Los Angeles and Improving Intergroup Relations: A Handbook for Teachers.
Also included are copies of the Community Network's newsletter, "The Community Networker."
Other materials include Office of Urban Affairs reports to the Board, correspondence
Box 1441, Folder 1

Olympic Games - 1984. 1984 May 24-1985 April 23.

Scope and Content

Articles pertaining to District schools leased as Olympic sites for training, administration and police, Olympic Games surplus items donated to the LAUSD and an Olympic Youth Activities packet for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
Box 1441, Folders 2-3

On-the-Job Training. 1983 August 29-1992 January 6.

Scope and Content

Agreement Reports for On-the-Job-Training Programs including a program for handicapped high school students.
Box 1441, Folder 4

Open School. 1993 March 25.

Scope and Content

Copy of Board Report concerning the approval of Charter School Petition -- The Open School.
Box 1441, Folder 5

Opportunity Unit Programs. 1982 February 16-1982 February 22.

Scope and Content

Board of Education District maps, Inter-office correspondence and Educational Development Committee Communication on Cities in Schools, Inc., a non-profit corporation based in Atlanta, Georgia. The program provides a means of coordinating school district and community resources designed to address specific problems of youth.
Box 1441, Folder 6

Options Task Force. 2000-2005.

Scope and Content

Options Task Force Report pertaining to Educational Options schools in the LAUSD which represent the single largest network of small learning communities in California.
Box 1441, Folders 7-10

Ordinances. 1935 January 21-1962 January 15.

Scope and Content

Board Reports and Communications concerning or proposing Los Angeles City Council and County Ordinances for removal of temporary housing, objectionable comic books and street vendors.
Materials include petitions of protest against the proposed construction of the Alcoholic Clinic on the corner of Melrose Avenue and Alta Vista Boulevard, 100 yards from Melrose Avenue Elementary School.
Boxes 2072-2074, Boxes 1442-1515, Box 2071, Folders 4-5

Organization. 1932 July 1-2009 August 5.

Scope and Content

Division and Branch files related to the organization of the District.
Box 1,442: Division of Secondary Education (1955-1969).
Box 1,443: Division of Secondary Education, Secondary Division Decentralization, Zone A, B and C (1946-1971).
Box 1,444: Zone D, Division of Elementary Education (1945-1970).
Box 1,445: Expansion of Elementary Division, Various Elementary Subjects, Division of Career and Continuing Education (1946-1976).
Box 1,446: Occupational Education Branch (see Division of Career and Continuing Education), Division of Adult Education, Organizational Charts (1946-1972).
Box 1,447: Organizational Charts, Health Education and Health Services Branch (1972-1975).
Box 1,448: Health Education and Health Services Branch, Division of Instructional Planning Services (1945-1972).
Box 1,449: Proposed Division of School Information, Architectural and Building Branch, Maintenance and Operation Branch (1943-1976).
Box 1,450: Physical Education, Safety and Youth Services Branch, Counseling and Guidance Service Branch, Guidance and Counseling Section (see Pupil Services and Guidance Branch), Personnel - Secretarial Division (1934-1976).
Box 1,451: Personnel - Secretarial Division, Maintenance Branch (1936-1983).
Box 1,452: Architectural and Engineering Branch, Construction Inspection Branch, Purchasing Branch (1945-1983).
Box 1,453: Supplies and Equipment Branch, Deputy Superintendent Business and Education Services, Deputy Superintendent Instruction, Office of Associate Superintendent Instruction, Acting Assistant Superintendent, Suggested Successors to Assistant Superintendent (1946-1978).
Box 1,454: Payroll Section, Report of Feasibility of Electronic Computer Installation for L.A. City Schools (1948-1974).
Box 1,455: Cafeteria, Food Services Branch (1944-1968).
Box 1,456: Food Services Branch, Price and Portion Schedule, Lunches (1949-1976).
Box 1,457: Educational Support Services, Advisement Service, Auxiliary Services, Support Services, Special Education Division (1946-1983).
Box 1,458: Pupil Services and Attendance (Division of Special Services), Pupil Services and Guidance Branch, Division of Planning and Research (1948-1981).
Box 1,459: Security Section, Stores Operations (1947-1976).
Box 1,460: Security Section, "Racism, Repression and Inefficiency in the Deployment and Practices of School Security" Report presented to the Board on July 30, 1979, Civic Center Permits, Mail Unit, Board Report Assembly Unit, Pupil Record and Microfilm Section, Special Assignment Section, Tabulating Machine Services Section, Telephone Unit, Thrift, Conservation and School Savings (1946-1982).
Box 1,461: Security Section, Statistical Digests (1977-1982).
Box 1,462: Business Division, Maintenance Branch and Business Manager (1945-1972).
Box 1,463: Security Section Annual Reports, Property Protection Annual Reports, Contractual Relations Branch, Contract Insurance Branch, Inter-District Relations Branch (1945-1984).
Box 1,464: Health Education and Health Services Branch (1972-1977).
Box 1,465: Data Control Unit, Management Information Division (1965-1976).
Box 1,466: Instructional Planning Branch/Division, Instructional Services Branch, Educational Goals (1946-1981).
Box 1,467: Student Auxiliary Services Branch/Division, Educational Communications and Media Branch, School Defense Activities, Science Center, Radio-TV Section, Library and Textbook Section, Academic Education (1946-1979).
Box 1,468: Administrative Areas (1) A and (2) B (1971-1977).
Box 1,469: Administrative Areas (3) C and (4) D (1971-1977).
Box 1,470: Administrative Areas (5) E and (6) F (1971-1977).
Box 1,471: Administrative Areas (7) G and (8) H (1971-1977).
Box 1,472: Administrative Areas (9) I, (10) J and (12) L (1971-1977).
Box 1,473: Administrative Areas (11) K, Zone Decentralization and Ad Hoc Decentralization Office (1970-1977).
Box 1,474: Field Service Centers - East, West, North, South, Administrative Areas 1-10 (1971-1982).
Box 1,475: Organization Charts for the Classified Service (1957-1964).
Box 1,476: Organization Charts for the Classified Service (1965-1976).
Box 1,477: Educational Housing Branch, Personnel Division, Business and Personnel Services (1946-1986).
Box 1,478: Summer Food Program, Food Services Branch, Operations Branch (1964-1986).
Box 1,479: Special Education Division, Special Education Site Review and Report (1976-1983).
Box 1,480: Reorganization-Handler: District Nursing Services, Student Health Services, Dental Health Services, Student Guidance Services Division, Counseling and Guidance Services Branch, Mental Health Services, School Traffic and Safety Section and Health Education and Health Services (1977-1990).
Box 1,481: Student Auxiliary Services Branch, Youth Services Section, Outdoor Education Office, Mobile Emergency Communication Unit, Pupil Services and Attendance Branch, Special Services Division, Student Attendance and Adjustment Services (1968-1990).
Box 1,482: Student Attendance and Adjustment Services, Counseling and Psychological Services Unit, Office of the Superintendent - County Counsel, Career Education Services, Instructional Publication, Professional Development, Staff Development/Human Resources Branch, Data Control Unit, Financial Services Division, Controlling Division (1951-1992).
Box 1,483: Claims Paying Section, Business Office Branch, Job Accounting Section, Accounting Section (1951-1986).
Box 1,484: Management Information Division, Information Services Division, Information Center Branch, Data Processing Operations, Systems and Programming, Educational Systems Branch, Instructional Technology, Legal Advisor Office, Public Information (1945-1992).
Box 1,485: Elementary District 1/Region C, Elementary District 3/Region H, Elementary District 6/Region F, Region/Division A-D, Administrative Services Branch (1953-1993).
Box 1,486: Real Estate Branch, Maintenance Branch, Stores Branch (1949-1989).
Box 1,487: Research and Evaluation Branch, School Planning Division, Instructional Services Branch, Purchasing Branch (1953-1990).
Box 1,488: Transportation Branch, School Facilities Services, Building Services Division, Student Body Finance Section (1969-1995).
Box 1,489: Office of the Superintendent, School Facilities Services, Maintenance Areas, Operations Branch, Business Division - Food Services (1945-1992).
Box 1,490: Office of the Superintendent, Task Force Office, Legislation and Special Projects, Board Secretariat, Educational Data Services Center, County Counsel, Educational Council and Units or Sections Transferred to Other Divisions (1945-1984).
Box 1,491: Financial Services, Business and Accounting Branch, Personnel Division - Certificated Branch (1948-1993).
Box 1,492: Budget Division, Elementary District 2, 4, 5 and 7, Administrative Regions - Superintendents (1951-1992).
Box 1,493: LAUSD Study - Hard to Staff Schools, Personnel Division, Office of Deputy Superintendent, School Operations, Educational Planning and Research, Policy Implementation and Evaluation, Special Projects and Reconfiguration, Integration Planning and Management (1949-1993).
Box 1,494: Adult and Occupational Education, Career and Continuing Education Division, Facilities Services (1962-1996).
Box 1,495: Division of Educational Services, Child Development Division, Educational Innovation and Support - Specially Funded Programs, Educational Evaluation and Compliance Division, Real Estate Branch, Instructional Media and Resources Branch (1967-1998).
Box 1,496: Instructional Services, Planning and Development Office, Integration Task Force and Resource Office (1974-1998).
Box 1,497: Administrative Organization, Executive and Administrative Reorganization (1932-2008).
Box 1,498: Organization Charts, Office of the Superintendent, List of Superintendents, Innovation Division, School Police, Office of Legislative and Governmental Relations (1976-2008).
Box 1,499: Office of General Counsel, Office of Communications, Revenue Office, Volunteer and Tutorial Programs, Partnerships - Adopt-A-School, Human Relations - Education Commission, Environmental Health and Safety Branch, Personnel Commission (1942-2008).
Box 1,500-1505: Personnel Commission, Formation of the Merit System, Minutes (1936-2009).
Box 1,506: Office of the Inspector General, Executive Officer of the Board, Adult and Career Education, Educational Services Division, Elementary Instruction, Language Acquisition and Bilingual Development Branch, Office of Multicultural Education, Educational Services Division, Senior High School Division, Middle School Unit, Beyond the Bell Branch, Office of Emergency Services (1973-2005).
Box 1,507: School Police, Security Section, Special Education, Indian Education Program, Parent/Community Services (1980-2008).
Box 1,508: Human Resources, Student Integration Services, Early Childhood Education Division, Student Support Services, Program Evaluation and Assessment Branch (1981-2006).
Box 1,509: Environmental Health and Safety Branch, Human Resources, Personnel Division, Staff Integration Office, Teacher Integration Unit (1967-2005).
Box 1,510: Facilities Services Division, Maintenance and Operations Branch, Building Services (1991-2006).
Box 1,511: Facilities Support Services, Technology Division, Office of Instructional Media (1954-2004).
Box 1,512: Budget Services, Financial Planning, Accounting, Payroll Services (1960-2007).
Box 1,513: Business Services Division, Food Services Branch, Procurement Services (1954-2002).
Box 1,514: Purchasing Branch, Contract and Insurance Services Branch, Transportation Branch (1979-1997).
Box 1,515: Local District Plan, Local Districts 3, 5, 7-8, Local Districts A-K (2000-2007).
Box 2,071-2073: Personnel Division, Student Body Finance Branch, Student Activities Branch, Superintendent Bulletins, Educational Council Proposal, Office of Research and Development, Health Services Branch, (1945-1974).
Box 2,074: Special Education Branch and Security Section. Security Section materials include protest correspondence against Board Member Hardy and Burke's recommendation to eliminate the Security Section, copies of ALERT: A Journal of Facts and Ideas to Fight for Freedom which includes articles on alleged Un-American activities in the schools and lists of cited Reds from the 1951-52 hearings and a transcript of Board Member Burke's comments on the proposed Security Section name change to Property Protection Section (1945-1974).
Box 1516, Folder 1

Overtime. 1980-1985.

Scope and Content

Overtime Reports.
Box 1516, Folders 2-3

Pairing of Schools. 1977 September 26-1981 March 23.

Scope and Content

Integration proposals for the pairing of schools and "Reports of Racial/Ethnic Ratios and Enrollment and Travel Times for Pairs/Clusters and Mid-Sites.
Box 1516, Folder 4

Painting. 1951 August 22-1982 August 9.

Scope and Content

Inter-Office Correspondence concerning the planned repainting program of all building exteriors and interiors which has been in effect since 1939.
Box 1516, Folder 5

Parental Accountability. 1999 May 11.

Scope and Content

Copy of a Board motion regarding Parental Accountability for Children Who Possess Firearms.
Box 1516, Folders 6-7

Parent Community Services Branch. 2000-2005.

Scope and Content

Copies of "The Parent Press," the Newsletter for LAUSD Parents and a Parent Involvement Reference Guide produced by the Parent Community Services Branch.
Box 1516, Folder 8

Parent In-Service Training Program. 1972 January 10-1991 January 14.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Communications concerning authorizations for Annual Parent In-Service Training Programs. These programs and inclusion of parental consultation in the design and and implementation of the District's Compensatory Education Programs was created by the law and regulations of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981.
Boxes 1517-1519

Parent-Teacher Association. 1947 April 29-1994 June 6.

Scope and Content

According to the Board's Administrative Guide, Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) are considered auxiliaries to the public schools and not "outside groups" of persons.
Materials include reports, correspondence, Board presentations, membership campaign policies, Bulletins, Yearbooks, Directories, Annual Reports and publications of the Los Angeles 10th and 31st District, California Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc. and copies of the Board's Annual Reports which trace the PTA's historical origins to the Federation of Child-Study Circles.
Box 1520, Folder 1

Parent Teacher Conferences. 1975 October 30-1975 November 3.

Scope and Content

Copies of Board resolutions authorizing Belvedere Junior High School to schedule a minimum day in order hold parent-teacher conferences.
Box 1520, Folder 2

Parent Training. 1984 January 9-1995 March 20.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Bulletins concerning the District's parent training program designed to increase parental involvement in the education of their children.
Box 1520, Folders 3-6

Parking. 1929 October 1-2008 April 26.

Scope and Content

Communications and Reports regarding parking facilities at schools, parking on playgrounds, parking fees and parking use agreements.
Box 1521, Folders 1-3

Parochial Schools. 1949-1977.

Scope and Content

Correspondence requesting the Board intercede in the closing of thirty-eight Catholic schools and letters of protest from William N. Webber regarding the District's budget and requesting reimbursement to cover the cost of educating his children at a parochial school.
Box 1521, Folder 4

Partnerships. 1991 June 24-2008 May 27.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports authorizing the District to enter partnerships and accept grant funding for the implementation of the resulting educational programs.
Box 1521, Folder 5

Patents. 1963 May 13-1967 January 16.

Scope and Content

Law and Rules Committee Reports regarding the preparation and filing of a patent application with the United States Patent Office for the engineering and design of an automatic rubbish container designed by the District's Transportation Branch.
Box 1521, Folder 6

Payment of Judgement. 1992 June 15.

Scope and Content

Excerpts from Committee of the Whole Reports ratifying payment of judgement for various Los Angeles County Municipal Court Cases.
Box 1521, Folder 7

Payroll, Personnel, Budget and Accounting System. 1980 October 6-1991 March 4.

Scope and Content

Business Operations Committee Reports and Communications related to the District's development of a Payroll, Personnel, Budget and Accounting System (P.P.B.A.).
Box 1521, Folder 8

Peer Assistance. 2000 May 23-2000 October 10.

Scope and Content

Reports related to the District's Peer Assistance and Review Program established as a part of Assembly Bill IX to retain permanent, credentialed retired teachers as consulting teachers for experienced teachers in the classroom.
Box 1521, Folder 9

Penny Kitchens. 1912 June 6-1952 April 3.

Scope and Content

Penny kitchens were established and maintained by The Los Angeles Civic Association in 1909 to feed needy public school children hot lunches for a penny or less. The Board took over control of the kitchens in 1914 and in 1918, named them cafeterias. Materials include correspondence and excerpts from Minutes.
Box 1527, Folders 1-2, Boxes 1522-1526

Permits. 1931 May 6-2003 March 14.

Scope and Content

Rules and Communications related to the use of school buildings and the Board granting and refusing permits to organizations under the Civic Center Act.
Materials include the application of the Payroll Guarantee Association to host Gerald L.K. Smith as a speaker at Polytechnic High School, correspondence concerning the expulsion of 92 students at Hollenbeck Junior High School who picketed to protest the Board's granting of this permit, original bound transcripts of remarks made by Christian Nationalist Gerald L.K. Smith and Phillip M. Connelly at a Board hearing and Smith's address delivered in the Hollywood High School Auditorium which includes discussion of Communism, Jewish extremists and segregation of the races. Materials also include correspondence from Smith and letters of protest against the Board granting him permits to speak at the public schools.
Correspondence and affidavits concerning the Board's refusal to grant a Civic Center Permit to the Eastside Defense Committee based on the presence of members on the speaker list who were on trial for Communism.
Correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning author and foreign correspondent, Anna Louise Strong's "China: Key to Peace in Asia" speech at a public meeting held at Verdugo Hills High School.
Statistics on the use of school buildings by organization, number of meetings, hours and attendance.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) materials concerning ACLU v. Board of Education of the City of Los Angeles in which the California Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Board's right to reject an application for use of a school auditorium where the applicant refused to file a statement of information regarding proposed use. ACLU correspondence and Board presentations pertaining to segregation and the refusal to grant Civic Center Permits to subversive Communist organizations.
Reports on leasing of school property to religious groups and Bible Club meetings on school premises.
Correspondence and reports pertaining to the use of school buildings by Communist organizations and the Socialist Labor Party.
Box 1527, Folders 3-5, Box 1528, Folders 1-2

Personal Services. 1981 December 1-2000 May 28.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports and Communications concerning agreements for personal services.
Box 1538, Folders 1-22, Boxes 1687-1691, Boxes 1529-1537, Box 1528, Folders 3-4

Personnel Commission. 1944-1999.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Rules, Reports and official signed Minutes. Additional Personnel Commission Minutes are located in the Organization Subject Files.
Box 1,528: Minutes (1974-1975).
Box 1,529: Minutes (1976-1978).
Box 1,530: Minutes (1979) and (1950-1963).
Box 1,531: Rules (1963-1969).
Box 1,532: Rules (1969-1972) and Minutes (1980-1981).
Box 1,533: Minutes (1982-1986).
Box 1,534: Minutes (1987-1991).
Box 1,535: Minutes (1992-1996).
Box 1,536: Minutes (1997-1999) and Rules (1972-1975).
Box 1,537: Rules (1976-1982).
Box 1,538: Functions of the Personnel Commission and Reports (1963-1995).
Box 1,687: Minutes (1950-1954).
Box 1,688: Minutes (1954-1958).
Box 1,689: Minutes (1944-1950).
Box 1,690: Minutes (1968-1969) and Reports (1953, 1956-1960).
Box 1,691: Minutes (1971-1973).
Box 1538, Folder 23

Personnel Management System. 1981 November 9-1982 June 7.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Communications and Business Operations Committee Reports on the Personnel Division's computer system.
Box 1538, Folder 24

Pesticides and Chemicals. 1989 March 27-2002 October 8.

Scope and Content

Board memoranda and reports on pest management and pesticides.
Box 1538, Folder 25

Petitions. 1985 November 5-1988 July 11.

Scope and Content

A copy of Assembly Bill 961 introduced by Assembly Member Chacon which pertains to procedures for District initiative petitions.
Box 1538, Folder 26

Physical Fitness of Students. 1990 December 17-1992 April 6.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and resolutions on student physical fitness and health related requirements.
Boxes 1539-1541

Physically Handicapped. 1928 March 24-1999 August 24.

Scope and Content

Reports, policies, Board rules and plans for the education and rehabilitation of physically handicapped pupils. Materials include Communications on small high schools for special populations such as pregnant minors.
Box 2075, Folder 2

Pilgrimage Play. 1949 June 20-1951 June 15.

Scope and Content

Board Bulletins, Memoranda and Inter-Office Correspondence concerning passes for Board members and teachers to attend opening night of the Pilgrimage Play at the Hollywood Bowl.
Box 2075, Folder 3

Planetarium. 1935-1937.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and small black and white screen print from the Griffith Observatory concerning its upcoming schedule, programming and free admission to demonstrations for public school pupils accompanied by their teachers.
Boxes 1542-1546

Playgrounds. 1930 February 10-2006 August 22.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and petitions requesting the installation of lighting, additional hours, space, surfacing and equipment for school playgrounds.
Materials include a transcript of Drew Pearson's broadcast, "Pearson Predicts L.A. Board of Education Will be Indicted for Manslaughter" concerning two Wilshire Crest Grade School boys who died after falling from playground swings and injuring their heads on the asphalt, "Analysis of Pupil Accidents" and "Accident Control Survey" reports, the Citizens' Advisory Council on Playground Surfacing meeting transcripts, newspaper clippings and correspondence from a delegation of Wilshire Crest Grade School parents and legal documentation concerning former Wilshire Crest Principal, Ione Dresden Swan's playground black top case, Swan et. al. v. Los Angeles City Board of Education et. al., Superior Court No. 585321.
Boxes 1547-1552

Policies. 1967 October 26-2009 May 28.

Scope and Content

Materials include copies of Committee Reports, memoranda and bulletins on District policies ranging from Criteria for Ethnic Commissions, the Council of Black Administrators presentation in support of policy implementation for Board policy supporting Black and Chicano businesses, affirmative action policy, personnel negotiations, the adoption of a Title IX student grievance procedure, adoption of the eviction policy and relocation benefits grievance policy, procedures for establishing a Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (JROTC) in a Senior High School, adoption of the Whistleblower Protection Policy, Zero Tolerance Weapons Expulsion Policy, Prejudice and Discrimination Statement Policy and authorization of policy to withhold grades, diploma or transcripts of students.
Supporting documentation includes propaganda from Lincoln High School's student group, STAMP (Students Talk Against Militant Pressure), a Progressive Labor Party booklet entitled "Los Angeles...WE must rule the Schools!" which documents educational class and race based educational inequities and includes photos from student unrest in Spanish speaking and Black area schools and "The East Los Angeles Community" report by the East Los Angeles Communications Task Force on School-Community Relations.
Box 1553, Box 1554, Folders 1-5

Political Matters. 1924 August 12-2001 May 18.

Scope and Content

Correspondence urging the prevention of campus distribution of political publications such as La Raza, Inside Eastside, Open City, Free Press, the East Los Angeles College student newspaper, The Black Guard and the Los Angeles Times based on the contribution of this literature to student unrest.
Materials also include Bulletins on laws and regulations pertaining to political activities of students and District employees, County Counsel opinion on the student political clubs, "Ethics in the Teaching Profession" statement from the Research Bulletin of the National Education Association, a black and white photo of a school bus with a political campaign sticker affixed to the bumper and a copy of American Federation of Teachers, Local 1021 Chairman of the Human Relations Committee Claude Ware's address to the Board concerning the events in Selma, Alabama including a request to circulate a petition of protest in the schools addressed to United States President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Box 1554, Folder 6

Portable Classrooms. 1995 March 6-2006 September 12.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports concerning the installation of portable classrooms at various school sites.
Box 1554, Folders 7-8, Box 1555, Folders 1-2

Pre-School. 1965-1999.

Scope and Content

Reports, press releases and correspondence concerning the District's pre-kindergarten program, Follow Through Centers, Parent-Child preschool classes, experimental pre-kindergarten projects,
Box 1555, Folder 3

Press. 1972 January 17-1994 September 7.

Scope and Content

Board Rules concerning Official School Publications and Student Newspapers, correspondence objecting to the District Guidelines for High School Publications with enclosure, "Manual for Student Expression: The First Amendment Rights of the High School Press," correspondence objecting to censorship of student newspapers, two volumes of University High School student newspaper, "The Red Tide" with articles on campus police sweeps, censorship of the first issue, the Women's Liberation Movement, the Los Angeles Black Panthers on trial and Angela Davis.
Box 1555, Folder 4

Printing. 1939 March 13-1977 June 20.

Scope and Content

Letterpress and offset limited edition "A Brief History of the Printing Department of Los Angeles Trade-Technical Junior College, Formerly the Frank Wiggins Trade School" and Communications concerning District printing equipment.
Boxes 1556-1557

Priority Housing Program. 1985-1990.

Scope and Content

Priority Housing Program Reports regarding plans and procedures to increase capacity of schools at all levels, copies of proposals for additional year-round schools, memoranda on the Capacity Adjustment Program (CAP) for overcrowding relief, Reports to the Committee of the Whole and Special Committee of the Whole meetings on year-round education and the need for additional classroom space, plans for overcrowding relief, "Historical Overview, Operational Data and Summary of the Research on Year-Round Education" and proposals to reopen closed school sites.
Box 1558, Folders 1-4

Priority Staffing Program. 1984 July 9-1990 January 16.

Scope and Content

The Priority Staffing Program (PSP) represents Superintendent Handler's response to facilitate hiring of teachers for 55 of the District's schools with the greatest staffing shortages.
Materials include Building Committee Reports concerning site improvements at PSP Schools, a summary of the PSP's year end reports, a study of the District's "Hard to Staff Schools" and Committee of the Whole Communications on the District's Priority Instruction Program.
Box 1686, Folder 3, Box 1558, Folders 5-7, Boxes 1559-1560

Prizes and Awards. 1929 April 17-1995 September 18.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, press releases and programs honoring student and staff achievement with prizes and awards.
Boxes 1561-1563

Procedures. 1939-2006.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and Committee Reports concerning District procedures including those for emergencies, the inspection of public records, juvenile court orders for sealing pupil records and the destruction of records.
Materials also include a copy of Jackie Goldberg's carried motion directing the Superintendent to end the practice of providing lists of students' names and addresses to military recruiters and any other outside groups or individuals.
Box 1564, Folder 1

Procurement. 2004 March 16.

Scope and Content

Inter-office correspondence concerning the Board's adoption of the "No Sweat" Procurement Policy Motion in January 2003 which directed staff to review and revise its procurement policies to ensure that District contractors and subcontractors do not employ child or sweatshop labor.
Box 1564, Folders 2-3

Professional Development Plan. 1988-2003.

Scope and Content

Reports and Communications regarding the District's Professional Development Center, Plan and Programs
Box 1565, Box 1564, Folders 4-7

Professional Services. 1980 July 28-2008 April 7.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports concerning District agreements for professional services.
Box 1566, Folder 2

Program Improvement Funding. 2002 January 12-2005 September 1.

Scope and Content

Title I Program Improvement Status Report and Curriculum and Instruction Committee Communication on Program Improvement Funding Grant.
Box 1566, Folder 3

Program Materials. 1992 September 21-1992 October 5.

Scope and Content

Superintendent Communication on establishing revolving cash accounts for income received from the sale of program materials and publications.
Box 1566, Folder 1

Programs. 1991 February 4-2008 November 25.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Division Reports on programs such as Pre-Internship, A World of Difference and Save-At-School.
Box 1566, Folder 4

Project/Construction Management. 2000 August 22-2000 September 12.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Report Authorizations to negotiate agreements for Project/Construction Management.
Box 1566, Folder 5

Project Stabilization Agreement. 1998 February 26-2008 September 23.

Scope and Content

Proposals for Project Stabilization Agreements between the District and Building and Construction Trade Councils.
Box 1566, Folders 6-51

Projects. 1993-1998.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Reports regarding approvals of Negative Declarations, approvals of projects and authorizations for the acceptance of grants for projects.
Box 1567, Folders 1-2

Promotion/Retention Policy. 1979 June 4-2001 November 27.

Scope and Content

Reports, plans and memoranda concerning the District's Policy on Standards-Based Promotion.
Box 1567, Folder 3

Propositions. 2003-2008.

Scope and Content

Progress Reports on the following Propositions: 55, 39, 47, 49 and an informative leaflet on Proposition 187.
Box 1567, Folder 4

Provisional Internship Permits. 2005-2008.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Reports concerning the employment of teachers with Provisional Internship Permits.
Box 2591, Folder 1, Boxes 1568-1585, Box 1567, Folders 5-8

Publications. 1936-2004.

Scope and Content

Bulk of materials consist of publications created by the District which includes books, reports, newsletters, booklets, catalogs, magazines, guides, pamphlets, instructional bulletins, programs, newspapers, news magazines, handbooks, surveys, plans, annotated bibliographies, course outlines and posters.
Box 1,567: Together We Work: Report of a Conference of Administrative and Supervisory Staff, School Today: The American Way, Report on Preservice Teacher Education in the Los Angeles City Schools and Spotlight: A Newsletter on Activities of the Los Angeles City Schools (1940-1973).
Box 1,568: Spotlight (1953-1977).
Box 1,569: A Statement of Goals: Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles Junior College Chronicles: Current Literature in Vocational Guidance, Graduation Requirements and Curricula, Pages of My Mind: Anthology of Senior student writing, The Superintendent/Board Relationship and Employer/Certificated Employee Relationship (1942-1969).
Box 1,570: Schooletter from the Los Angeles City Schools, Short Waves (later Spotlight) newsletter, Communi-ty-cations newsletter and News & Views: A sampling of news about the Los Angeles school district (1936-1977).
Box 1,571: The Superintendent, The Board and The Press, Principal's P.R. Guide: Helping to Get Out the Good News, LIFE!!! illustrated Eagle Rock High School student poetry collection, America, America stories and illustrations by Bungalow 8 fifth grade class at Glenfeliz Blvd School, Just For Me, Please! and What You See Is Me poetry and prose by students in Zone B schools (1946-1982).
Box 1,572: Spotlight, Observance of Special Annual Events, A K-12 Guide to Instructional Activities, In Celebration of Cultural Diversity, Senior High Schools Division News, Los Angeles School Observer: The School-Community News Magazine including a special series on integration and Crawford vs. Board of Education, The Reflector and Publications Procedures Handbooks (1958-2004).
Box 1,573: Point of View: Purposes, Policies, Practices (multiple revisions), Your Schools: Review of Education in Los Angeles and District Highlights (1959-1998).
Box 1,574: Attitudes and Opinions of Educators The Los Angeles City School System Survey Report, Charts of Survey Results and Summary of Major Findings by the Science Research Associates, Inc. (1953).
Box 1,575: The Teaching of Values: An Instructional Guide, Bibliography to Accompany the Teaching of Values, Elementary School Curriculum: Guidelines for Instruction, Senior High School Handbook, Catalog of Authorized Subjects: Adult Schools, Catalog of Authorized Subjects: Junior and Senior High Schools, Supplement to Catalog of Authorized Subjects: Junior and Senior High Schools, Handbook of Information for Elementary Teachers and It Worked for Us: Ideas for Creating a Positive Climate for Learning (1956-1977).
Box 1,576: LAUSD Administrative Area D Special Education Division Comprehensive Plan for Special Education, Organizing for Tomorrow's Educational Needs: A Survey of Administration and Supervision Within the Los Angeles City School System, Teaching Guide in Health Education, Oral Language published by Area F and Area G Preferred Reading Program Report (1943-1976).
Box 1,577: Reading Management System: Hoover Street School - Area F, Area J Reading Program Report, Area I School Preferred Reading Program: A Presentation to the Educational Development Committee, Area F Reading Comprehension Diagnostic Kit, Area F Self Concept Packet and Learning to Read is Reading: Area A Reading Report to Educational Development Committee (1970-1976).
Box 1,578: Bibliography of Jewish Literature, World History and Geography Instructional Guide, Modern Science Instructional Guide for Senior High School, American Ideas and Institutions: Foundations of Freedom, Superintendent's Conference Minutes, Sequenced Instructional Programs in Physical Education for the Handicapped, Aircraft Noise Problems in Los Angeles City Schools, School District Organization in Los Angeles County and Report to the Board of Education on Textbooks (1936-1976).
Box 1,579: Report to the Board of Education on Elementary Supplementary Books, Standards for Senior High School Buildings: Example - San Fernando High School, Standards for Junior High School Buildings: Example - Westchester Junior High School, Standards for Elementary School Buildings: Example - Castle Heights Elementary School, Programs and Projects in the Schools, Los Angeles City Schools Meet An Educational Crisis, Report to the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Los Angeles City Schools Present Cavalcade of Youth: Building a Better Tomorrow - Hollywood Bowl Program, Promising Practices for Expanding Educational Opportunities: A Handbook of Current Effective Programs and Safety Rules for Machine Shop (1950-1976).
Box 1,580: Education and Training for Technical Occupations, Executive Abstracts: Summary of the Title I Evaluation, A Study of the Needs of Higher Education in Los Angeles, Adult School Principal's Handbook, Accident Control Survey and Analysis, Technical Reports: Evaluation of ESEA Title I Programs in Los Angeles, Composition/Rhetoric Textbooks Grades 10-12 Annotated Bibliography, On the Ball-Point: Classroom Practices in Teaching Composition, Compose Yourself: A Plan for Instruction in Written Composition Grades 7-12 and Contemporary Composition: A Course Outline for Grade 10 or 11 (1947-1976).
Box 1,581: Los Angeles City Schools Review, Handbook for Career and Continuing Education Personnel, Title I General Education Code Provisions and Title 2 Elementary and Secondary Education Code Provisions (1947-1978).
Box 1,582: Los Angeles City School Districts Committee on Research Studies Reports and Certificated Salary Survey (1954-1965).
Box 1,583: Policies Governing Student Body Finance: Elementary Schools, School Tax Limit Information Program and Annual Report In-Service Education Program (1964-1976).
Box 1,584: North East West South (NEWS) and NEWS Operating Divisions (1959).
Box 1,585: 1966 Los Angeles Unified School District School Bond Information Program (1966).
Box 2,591: Nine Council of Black Administrators (C.O.B.A.) antiviolence posters.
Non-District publications include The Ingrams pamphlet about Rosa Lee Ingram, Instructional Materials to Meet the Needs of Urban Youth, A Trilogy of Political Reflections, Picking Pockets Electrically: An Authentic Expose of all Telephone Rackets (Box 1,570), advertisements and correspondence concerning prohibited book, The American Thesaurus of Slang, Freedom's Need for the Trained Man, How Have Our Schools Developed? Perspective: A Background for Action, Retail Meat Percentage: Meat Cost and Sales Accounting, Permit Communist-Conspirators To Be Teachers?, If Called Into Service pamphlet, Shoreline Development: County of Los Angeles, Aviation Center of the West, There's Nothing Sentimental About Your Cash Register (1,571), Pizarra: Suplemento Educativo de La Opinion (1,573), New Education in Japan and Its Problems, Home and School Work Together for Young Children, Problems Confronting Boards of Education (1,578), Guidelines for School Planning and Construction: A Handbook for School Business Officials (1,579), Rules of the Board of Education District of Columbia, The Review of Politics (1,581), Operation School Burning, Service '65 KABC-TV Los Angeles (1,582) and Americans All: The American Negro, Americans All: Our Oriental Americans and American Traveler's Guide to Negro History (1,585).
Box 1587, Folders 1-2, Box 1586

Public Hearing. 1978 May 22 -2004 January 27.

Scope and Content

Reports, inter-office correspondence and Board Minutes from Special Meetings for Public Hearings.
Box 1587, Folders 3-4

Public Relations. 1934 November 26-1964 March 10.

Scope and Content

Press releases, reports and correspondence pertaining to the District's Public Relations Program.
Box 1590, Folder 1, Boxes 1588-1589

Pupil Integration Plan. 1977 July 18-1984 May 7.

Scope and Content

Pupil integration proposals and plans for desegregation of the District under court order pursuant to the Crawford v. Board of Education lawsuit. Materials also include the State Controller's final report of examination of the LAUSD for the Court Mandated Desegregation Program Costs, correspondence concerning the termination of the Crawford lawsuit and Integration Evaluation Reports: Predominantly Hispanic, Black, Asian and Other Non-Anglo (PHBAO) Programs.
Box 1590, Folders 2-5, Box 1591

Pupil Trips. 1970 January 12-1983 June 27.

Scope and Content

Board Communications concerning requests for approval for educational field trips.
Box 1592, Folder 1

Purchase Orders. 1981 December 14-2000 February 22.

Scope and Content

Reports which include lists of purchase orders of more than $53,900.
Box 1592, Folder 2

PUSH. 1977 August 15-1979 March 19.

Scope and Content

Reports and Communications concerning the District's implementation of Reverend Jesse Jackson's People United To Save Humanity (PUSH) for Excellence Program. This program supports both the educational platform of Jackson's Chicago based organization, Operation PUSH and the District's school desegregation/integration plans.
Box 1592, Folder 3

Quality Education Design Collaborative. 1993 September 24-1993 November 24.

Scope and Content

Spotlight newsletters featuring articles on the District's Quality Education Design Collaborative (QED-C), formed out of labor negotiations as a teacher, administrator and staff reform effort.
Box 1592, Folder 4

Qualified Zone Academy Bond. 1999-2007.

Scope and Content

Reports concerning the Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB), created by Congress in 1997 to help schools raise funds to enhance curriculum and provide career technical skills.
Box 1592, Folders 5-10

Questionnaire. 1934 May 8-1976 October 11.

Scope and Content

Copies of various educational questionnaires and related correspondence including copies of the Board's questionnaire to sit-in participants. This questionnaire asks civil disobedience participants to state their reasons for participating in sit-in demonstrations, asks for specific Board actions to solve the problems which led to the vigils, sit-ins, study-ins and fasts in the halls of the Board of Education headquarters. Respondent reasons for protest include equal educational opportunities, the existence of de facto segregation in the Los Angeles City Schools, the "Alameda Wall" boundary between Jordan and South Gate High Schools, poor conditions in ghetto schools, discrimination in hiring and placement of minority teachers and the Board's obligation to meet the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) demands concerning desegregation and educational justice for all students.
Boxes 1593-1621

Race Question. 1934-1987.

Scope and Content

Boxes 1593-1595: Reports from the Ad Hoc Committee on Educational Opportunity. The Ad Hoc Committee was appointed shortly after Mary Tinglof was elected President of the Board of Education on July 1, 1962 and consisted of Arthur F. Gardner, Hugh C. Willett and Georgiana Hardy as President. This Committee was charged with the evaluation of Board policies and practices as they relate to educational opportunities for all students and invited seven community leaders to serve as resources in its deliberations. These materials also include correspondence for and against segregated schools, the Statement of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, Congress of Racial Equality and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Integration in the Los Angeles City Schools presented to the Board on June 7, 1962, speaker cards and photos that show Alameda school boundary area that would have to be crossed from South Gate to Jordan High School (1962-1967).
Box 1596: Requests for the appointment of Negro teachers, Personnel Division report on a study of employment of Negroes in certificated and classified service, thesis excerpt regarding laws prohibiting and later segregating public school education for colored and Mongolian children, requests for more colored teachers at Jefferson High School and for the establishment of war emergency and defense training classes in Negro and Mexican areas, a copy of George S. Schuyler's "The Phantom American Negro," correspondence concerning segregation at Jefferson High School and the Board's refusal to hire Negro teachers, petitions authorized by the League of Struggle protesting the Board's refusal to employ Negro secondary school teachers and letters and petitions requesting the appointment of Senola Maxwell Reeves as a counselor at Jefferson High School. These protest materials from Jefferson High School include a letter to the Board from Senola Maxwell Reeves wherein she describes how she was blocked from this counseling position at Jefferson High School (1934-1960).
Box 1,597-1598: Board policies and procedures regarding tolerance, racial discrimination, segregation and not recording the race of pupils, Supreme Court of the United States Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka opinion, Resolution on Inter-Racial Democracy in the Schools, Report of California Supreme Court Case of Arthur Wysinger by his Guardian, Edmund Wysinger, Appellant v. S.A. Crookshank, Respondent, correspondence protesting the boundary changes between Jordan and South Gate High Schools, Minutes concerning police presence and lockdown at Jordan High School, Inter-office correspondence report on CORE sit-in demonstration, County Counsel's opinion on de facto school segregation (1934-1965).
Box 1599-1601: Personnel and Schools Committee Report on the emergency closing of schools during the Watts Riots, press releases on the results of two racial and ethnic surveys of the LA City Schools mandated by the State Board of Education, Watts Teachers Pilot Project Report, correspondence and petitions opposing bussing children out of neighborhood schools, correspondence from Superintendent Crowther regarding the distribution of pupils by race, propaganda from the National Congress of Parents and Teachers AGAINST Bussing, First Informative Report on District Integration Policy, "The Dynamics of a Black Caucus" by Homer A. Jack, Administrator's In Depth Seminars in Problems of Desegregation as They Relate to Large City Schools (1965-1968).
Box 1602-1605: Voluntary Bussing Program Progress Report, Adult Education Committee Report on the establishment of the Adult Bilingual Experimental School, Press Releases on Minority Enrollment and Ethnic Studies, Los Angeles Goals Council Report ont Goals for Ghettos and Barrios, Mexican American Education Commission programs and recommendations, list of racially imbalanced schools, correspondence and motions concerning the Crawford case, recommendations for the Community Ad Hoc Committee on Integration, Educational Development Committee Report on the East L.A. Dropout Prevention Project (1968-1977).
Box 1606-1608: Addenda to Progress Report on Development of Planning Efforts for Staff Integration, Personnel and Schools Committee Report adopting Equal Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Policy for District Personnel, Progress Report on Plans to Balance Certificated Staff, list of organizations and groups represented on the Citizens' Advisory Committee on School Integration, Mexican Culture and Heritage Teacher Guide, Staff Integration Proposal, Reverend Jesse L. Jackson's press statement on PUSH/WEST Los Angeles and integration in the Los Angeles public schools, Committee of the Whole Communication on the Superintendent's Staff Unit for Integration, Dr. Ernest H. Smith and Dr. Ernie A. Smith's Board presentation statements entitled Pupil Teacher Integration - Is There a Hidden Agenda? and A Case for Bilingual and Bicultural Education for United States Slave Descendents of African Origin (1974-1976).
Box 1609-1614: Citizens' Advisory Committee On Student Integration (CASCI) Reports and Board responses, correspondence and petitions against mandatory bussing, student letters for and against bussing, Racial and Ethnic Survey, Staff Response to Guidelines and Directions for the Development of an Integration Plan, School Observer newsletters with special integration reports, Court Reports on the Crawford integration hearings, city map showing businesses and building looted, damaged and/or burned and destroyed and deaths during the Watts Riot, Fiscal Summary of McCone Commission Recommendations (1965-1977).
Box 1615: School Segregation on Our Doorstep: The Los Angeles Story by John and Laree Caughey, Segregation Blights Our Schools by John W. Caughey, Violence in the City -- An End or a Beginning?: A Report by the Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots (McCone Commission), Summary Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, U.S. Riot Commission Report: What Happened? Why Did It Happen? What Can Be Done?, Schools Are For Going To/Las Escuelas Son Para Ir A booklets, The Negro Family: The Case for National Action, Headway: A Report by the Economic and Youth Opportunities Agency of Greater Los Angeles, Community Profiles and Orientation to Central Los Angeles, East Los Angeles: Nuestra Comunidad, Orientation to South Los Angeles Communities: Florence, Green Meadows, Watts, The View From Watts: A Series of Articles Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times, de facto segregation newspaper clippings (1964-1977).
Box 1616-1617: Approach to a Human Relations Program for Junior and Senior High Schools, copies of Rumford Act AB 1963 statements to the Board, Office of Urban Affairs, Urban News newsletters, status memoranda regarding Crawford v. Board of Education, Petitions from residents of the Watts District to end all forms of segregation in schools, specifically in the Jordan and South Gate High School Districts, Crawford v. Board of Education Summons and Complaint, Model Cities Evaluation Report and curricular materials (1963-1977).
Box 1618-1621: Citizens Compensatory Education Advisory Committee Minutes, Compensatory Education Reports (1964-1987).
Box 1622, Folder 1

Radiation. 2000 June 27-2006 June 29.

Scope and Content

Copy of a motion concerning the effects of non-ionizing radiation and Board Report regarding the approval of an agreement with the Los Angeles Police Department to install a wireless antenna on the roof of Jordan High School in conjunction with the Jordan Downs Public Safety Initiative.
Box 1622, Folders 2-10

Radio. 1938-2008.

Scope and Content

Materials include California State FM Radio System Plan, contracts, Radio Committee Reports, correspondence concerning programs, texts of broadcasts and communications on two-way radio systems in busses.
Box 1623, Folder 1

Rainy Day. 1944 November 15-1960 January 7.

Scope and Content

Bulletins on emergency and inclement weather procedures.
Boxes 1684-1685, Box 1623, Folders 2-4

Rapid Learners. 1955-1975.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Communications, materials presented to the Board and Progress Reports concerning Rapid Learners and the Gifted Program.
Box 1623, Folder 5

Reading Plan. 1999-2003.

Scope and Content

Reports, Policies and Evaluations of the District Reading Plan and Reading First Initiative.
Box 1722, Folders 3-4, Boxes 1624-1625, Boxes 2076-2077

Recreation. 1946 February 11-2000 February 16.

Scope and Content

Reports and Communications regarding recreation services provided by the District, policies for the use of school facilities for recreation, use of busses for recreation program, camping program, Recreation and Youth Services Planning Council, Metropolitan Recreation and Youth Services Council and Bell Community Recreation Program.
Materials also include Recreation Policies and Practices of the Youth Services Division, In the Next Ten Years . . . Factors Influencing Recreation in Los Angeles County, Manual on Use of School Facilities, Leisure Time Activities for Girls in Los Angeles County, Get High On Life: In-Service Training Manual, Our Schools and Recreation: The Youth Services Program of the Los Angeles City Schools, A Comparative Analysis of the Guiding Principles of the Youth Services Program of the Los Angeles City Schools with the Principles Emerging from Recent Recreation Literature and School-City Cooperation and Coordination of Recreation and Youth Services in Los Angeles.
Box 1626, Folder 1

Receiving Schools Project. 1982 September 30.

Scope and Content

Educational Development Committee proposal to meet the needs of non-resident students involved in Receiving Schools Project.
Box 1626, Folder 2

Recruitment. 1981 March 2-1986 November 3.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communications concerning payment of expenses for teacher-recruiters.
Box 1626, Folder 3

Recycling. 1980 June 2-1995 January 3.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Communications regarding the District's recycling program.
Box 1626, Folders 4-7

Red Cross. 1936-1971.

Scope and Content

Reports and correspondence regarding Red Cross annual drives, contributions and subscriptions to the "Red Cross News."
Box 1627, Folders 1-2

Redistricting. 1983 January 10-2002 February 13.

Scope and Content

Redistricting proposals created by the LA Redistricting Commission for the LAUSD public hearings and City Council action.
Box 1627, Folder 3

Reduction In Force. 2002 March 12-2008 June 10.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Reports authorizing the Human Resources Division to send Reduction-In-Force notices to employees.
Box 1627, Folder 4

Refugees. 1980 June 23-1990 November 19.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Communications concerning assistance for refugee students.
Box 1627, Folders 5-7

Regional Occupational Centers and Programs. 1978-2008.

Scope and Content

Reports and Communications regarding Regional Occupational Centers and programs such as Work-Study, designed to support career technical education.
Box 1628, Folders 1-3

Reimbursement. 1981 June 1-2001 February 13.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports concerning agreements for reimbursements.
Box 1628, Folder 4

Reinstatement. 1991 September 3-2000 November 28.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Reports regarding student reinstatements after periods of expulsion.
Box 1628, Folders 5-6, Box 1629, Folders 1-3

Religious Education. 1942-2003.

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning religious instruction, prayer in school and bulletins on released-time classes in religious or moral instruction.
Box 1630, Folders 1-3, Box 1629, Folders 4-5

Relocation Assistance. 1990-2007.

Scope and Content

Relocation Assistance Program informational brochures to assist residents with the relocation process in the event the District decides to purchase their property for school construction projects, Relocation Plans and guidelines.
Box 1630, Folder 4

Repair and General Maintenance Fund. 1988-1989.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports regarding the District's Repair and General Maintenance Fund.
Box 1630, Folders 5-9

Report Cards. 1952-1993.

Scope and Content

Samples of the District's report cards and progress reports for student assessment marks.
Boxes 1631-1667, Box 2078, Folders 1-2

Reports. 1880-2008.

Scope and Content

Materials include reports created by the District, the bulk of which are Controller's Financial Reports.
On July 1, 1986, the Controller position named changed to Chief Business and Financial Officer.
Box 1,631-1647: Annual Reports of the Board to the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, District Superintendent's Reports to the Board, memos and correspondence regarding distribution of the Board Reports and Minutes, Calendar of Reports, Expenditures Classified by Schools, Controller's Semiannual, Annual and Summary of Monthly Financial Reports (1929-1986).
Box 1,648-1654: Controller's Monthly Financial Reports, Summaries of Monthly Financial Reports, Semiannual Reports, Third Quarter Reports and Annual Reports, Chief Business and Financial Officer's Monthly Financial Reports, Summaries of Monthly Financial Reports, Semiannual Reports and Third Quarter Reports, District's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (1978-1989).
Box 1,655-1660: Controller's Annual Report of Expenditures Classified by Schools, School Expenditures and Facilities Annual Report, Chief Business and Financial Officer's Monthly Financial Reports and Semiannual Reports, First, Second and Third Period Interim Financial Reports, Capsule Reports, Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports, Child Welfare and Attendance Reports, Health Education and Health Services Branch Annual Reports, Business Division Annual Reports (1945-1998).
Box 1,661-1663: Transiency and Stability in the LAUSD Evaluation Reports, Report of Plans of the 1986 Graduates, Language Development Program for African American Students: Implementation Evaluation, Survey of Instructional Programs, Integration Program Reports, Integration Evaluation Reports, Financial Implications of Andersen Recommendations, National Defense Training Report, Annual Reports of the Board of Education for 1880-1881, 1895-1896 and 1907-1908, Copy of Board of Education Annual Report for 1883-1884, District Annual Progress Reports and Superintendent's Annual Reports (1880-1995).
Box 1,664-1667: Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports, First, Second and Third Period Interim Financial Reports (1995-2008).
Box 2,078: Weekly Reports of School Depredations (1946-1953).
Box 1728

Research. 1930 February 20-1987 June 29.

Scope and Content

Materials include Superintendent Bruce A. Findlay's "Cooperative Procedures for Research Studies," an agreement with the Martin Luther King Legacy Association to conduct a home education and development program, an Informative Report from the Personnel Commission on Residence Requirements for Classified Employees and a series approved by the Committee on Research Studies including "Activities of General Elementary Supervisors in Cities of Over 200,000," "Objectives of Education for Gifted Children in California Elementary Schools" and "Public Marking Practices in Los Angeles City Senior High Schools."
Box 1729, Folder 1

Reserve Funds. 1986 November 3-1994 November 21.

Scope and Content

Reports and Communications concerning the following Reserve Funds: Attendance Incentive, Undistributed - Economic Uncertainties, Undistributed - District Operations, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Special, Regular Program and Lottery.
Box 1729, Folders 2-8

Reserve Officers' Training Corps. 1935 July 18-2000 January 11.

Scope and Content

The Junior Division of the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (R.O.T.C.) Program was established under the provisions of the National Defense Act of 1916 as a military training program to teach students practical skills in subjects such as map reading, military history, organization of the Army, use of small arms and rifle marksmanship.
The Board authorized the Program's initial presence at the following high schools: Belmont, Fairfax, Franklin, Garfield, Hamilton, Hollywood, Lincoln, Los Angeles, Manual Arts, North Hollywood, Roosevelt, San Pedro, University, Van Nuys and expanded units at additional secondary school sites.
Materials include Reports concerning inventories of U.S. Government issued equipment at high school sites with Reserve Officers' Training Corps (R.O.T.C.) programs, bills for stolen rifles and other lost government property, booklet on the Department of Army created curriculum and extra-curricular activities such as rifle range practice by student teams at school site rifle ranges, correspondence regarding incidents of illegal hazing and initiation carried out by student members of the Franklin High School ROTC unit and a statement of opposition to school funding for the ROTC by Esther Lewin of Women Strike for Peace .
Box 1730, Folder 1

Retention Patterns. 1983 December 12-1992 March 30.

Scope and Content

Retention Patterns in the LAUSD Reports prepared by Program Evaluation and Assessment Branch staff that present retention rates broken down by sex, grade and ethnicity.
Boxes 1731-1755, Box 1730, Folders 2-10

Retirement. 1936 November 30-2008 March 25.

Scope and Content

The Los Angeles City School District Retirement System, the Los Angeles City High School District Retirement System and the Los Angeles City Junior College District Retirement System were established as of September 1, 1937.
Materials include District Retirement Election Plans, Procedures, Rules, Regulations, Proposals and Retirement Board Meeting Minutes as well as records pertaining to the State Employees' Retirement System.
Box 1,730-1733: District Retirement Election Plans, Elementary and High School Retirement Board Consolidation Meeting Minutes, Retirement Handbook of Information, State Employees' Retirement System, Retired Certificated Transfers to State System, Teacher Union Retirement Proposals, Retirement Board Election Procedures, Certificated Retirement Elections (1937-1972).
Box 1,734-1737: Investment Counsel, Interest Rates, Legal Opinions, Medical Board Personnel, Membership, State Employees' Retirement System Payments, District Retirement Board Oath of Office, Termination of Employee Service, List of Retiring Employees, Congratulations on Promotions, Actuarial Services, Conventions (1937-1973).
Box 1,738-1740: Budget, Annual Reports, "District Retirement Act, Other Pertinent Legal Extracts, Rules and Regulations," Retirement Rules, Disability Rules, Retirement Age Limit, Insurance Plan Deductions, Legislation, Recommendation Report of Mortality and Service Tables for Adoption and Rates of Contribution for Certification by the Board, Contributions, District Retirement Discontinuance (1937-1972).
Box 1,741-1743: LAUSD and Los Angeles City Junior College District Retirement System Meeting Minutes, Unified District Retirement Board Minutes (1962-1972).
Box 1,744-1751: District Retirement Board Election results, Lists of Eligible Voters, Tally Sheets and State Employees' Retirement System Survivor Benefits Election materials and lists of employees, Dissolution or Disposition of District Retirement System Election, Earned Salary Allowance Poll (1945-1966).
Box 1,752-1755: Retirement System History, District Sponsored Hospital-Medical Program History, Benefits, Retirement Age Limit, Health and Welfare Coverage for Retired Board Members, Classified Retirement System and Election, Social Security, State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) for Certificated Personnel, STRS Bulletin, California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Newsletters, Maxicare Health Plan, A Review of Domestic Partners Coverage, Investments (1936-2008).
Box 1756, Folder 1

Revolving Appropriations/Cash Account. 1992 September 21-1992 October 5.

Scope and Content

Communication from the Superintendent concerning the establishment of revolving cash accounts.
Box 1756, Folder 2

Rewards. 1973-1999.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports, Board Resolutions and flyers offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of persons who committed crimes of arson, vandalism, burglary, battery, assault with a deadly weapon, rape or homicide against students, employees, volunteers or school properties.
Box 1756, Folder 3

Rideshare Program. 1979-1995.

Scope and Content

Reports and newsletters regarding the District's support and incentives for the employee Rideshare Program.
Box 1756, Folder 4

Royalties. 1953-1996.

Scope and Content

District receipts of oil royalties received from properties and reports regarding royalties for the use of District created instructional materials.
Box 1756, Folders 5-8, Boxes 1757-1765

Rules (Board). 1935-2004.

Scope and Content

Materials relate to the Board's adoption and processing of Board Rules and include proposals, modifications, amendments and revisions to Board Rules and Administrative Regulations governing the Board and the District.
Box 1,756-1761: Rules (1935-1975).
Box 1,762: Correspondence between the Board, UTLA and other employee organizations following the April 13, 1970 to May 13, 1970 teacher strike concerning the adoption, legality according to the Winton Act and dismissal of proposed Board Rule 3700 which sought to recognize UTLA as the sole bargaining unit for the District's teachers. Board Rule 3700 was 53 pages in length, affected every teacher's contract and was determined illegal by the courts. The Board voted to drop its appeal on November 1, 1971 (1970-1971).
Box 1,763-1764: Rules including a savings and costs review of proposed Board Rule 1971 which requires the District to make a contribution for each State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) member who retires between ages 55 and 60 (1975-2004).
Box 1,765: Board Rule 1276 - Circulation of Petitions, History of Rules and Regulations, Education Code Sections and State Board of Education Rules and Regulations for Secondary Schools (1938-1972).
Box 1766, Folder 1

Safes. 1948 January 28-1962 July 31.

Scope and Content

Correspondence from Board Secretariat James R. Edwards concerning access to the vault, Communications on the installation of safes at secondary schools and Law and Rules Committee Communication authorizing the installation of combination tear gas protective system and relocking device for safes at the following schools: Venice, Theodore Roosevelt, Belmont and John Adams Junior High.
Box 1766, Folders 2-9, Boxes 1767-1769

Safety. 1930-2006.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, Reports and petitions concerning safety concerns on and near school sites, environmental safety hazards, campus security improvements, school crossings and safety rules.
Materials also include Handbook of Safety Rules and Regulations From The Administrative Guide, Report on Safety Conditions at Baldwin Hills Elementary School which includes school site black and white photographs, Accident Control Survey and Analysis Report, Toward the Development of a Campus and Community Safety Indicator System: Understanding Students' Perception of Safety Report and Safe Drinking Water Program: Lead Level Determination Report.
Box 1770, Folders 1-2

Safety and Technology Program. 2002 December 10-2004 June 22.

Scope and Content

Facilities Division authorization for the use of a design/build procurement contract for approximately 480 Safety and Technology projects and "Hazard Communication and Your Right-To-Know" binder prepared by the Environmental Health and Safety Branch.
Box 1770, Folders 3-4

Salvage. 1942-2003.

Scope and Content

Bulletin regarding the Salvage for Victory Campaign in the Los Angeles City Schools, correspondence concerning Scrap Metal and Rubber Drives and Facilities Division Report on auctions for recycled and salvaged items.
Box 1970, Folders 6-8, Box 1771

Scholarships. 1935-1999.

Scope and Content

Reports and Communications concerning scholarship funds and the manual, "Scholarships: A Guidance Tool for Scholarship Advisers."
Boxes 1772-1797

Schools. 1933-2009.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Reports and correspondence concerning school personnel, programs, legislation, proposals, calendars and programs.
Box 1,772-1774: Accelerated School, Accountability Act, Accreditation, Ad-Hoc Committee to Coordinate School Development Projects, Administrative Personnel, Adopt-A-School Program, Adult Education, Age Requirements, Alphabetical List, Alternative School, Assistance and Intervention, School-Based Administrator Compensation Study, School-Based Health Clinic, School-Based Pupil Motivation and Maintenance Program, School-Based Educational Technology Program (1956-2008).
Box 1,775-1779: The LAUSD Class of 2000: Framework for a Longitudinal Profile Report, Hard to Staff Schools Vol. II: The Study of the LAUSD, Clusters, Community Adult Schools, Adult Learning Centers, Community Day Schools, Continuation High Schools, School Days, School Day History, Dedication Ceremonies, District Reorganizations, Palos Verdes School District Unification, L.A. City School District Unification, Educationally Impacted Schools, Elementary, Establishment of New Schools, Emergency Closures, Facility Program, Green Dot Public Schools, High Priority Schools, Senior High Schools History (1947-2008).
Box 1,780-1784: Schools of Choice, High Priority Schools, iDivision Study, School Improvement, Independent Study Center, Innovation Schools, Junior High School History including historical index cards for individual schools, Necessary Small High Schools, Learning Center, Low Performing Schools, Magnet Program, Marking, Middle College High School Project, Middle Schools, Naming Schools and Buildings - Procedures and Policies, Proposal packet for name change of Garden Gate High School to Dorothy Vena Johnson High School in honor of the first Black woman secondary principal includes Johnson's poetry, photo and biography, LAUSD History of Schools Chronology, National Student Clearinghouse, Necessary Small High School, Newcomer Center, Nonpublic Schools, Aguilar v. Felton Supreme Court Decision and Compensatory Education (1949-2009).
Box 1,785-1790: Open Enrollment, Opening and Closing of Schools, Operation Stay In School, Opportunity Elementary and High Schools, Senior High School Options, Overcrowded Schools, Performance Accountability, Pregnant Minors Programs, School Presentations, Primary Centers, School Property Policy, Pupil Free Day, Purchase Orders, Racially Isolated Schools (RIMS), RIMS Initial Response to the Minute Order of August 21, 1979, Title I Rankings, Resource Center, Schools Within A School Program, Safety Policy Review Board, School Savings, Small School Initiative (1960-2008).
Box 1,791-1797: School Sites, Small Learning Communities (SLCs), Special Education, Summer School, Teacher Training,Temporary Housing, Ten Schools Program (TSP), School-To-Career Academy, Tri-C Program (Community Centered Classrooms), Underachieving Schools, Underperforming Schools Program, Urban Impact Schools (1980-2009).
Boxes 1798-1810

Schools - Calendar. 1933-2008.

Scope and Content

Materials pertaining to the Board's research and adoption of various school calendars including holidays, summer vacation, pupil free days, opening and closing dates.
Box 1,798-1804: School Calendars, Jewish Holidays, Opening and Closing Dates, Summer Vacation, Pupil Free Day, Easter Vacation, Christmas Vacation, Summary of School Calendars, Calendar of Special Days, Weeks and Events, Common Calendars, Community College Calendar (1933-2008).
Box 1,805-1809: Policies and Procedures Manual for Multitrack Secondary 90/30 and Concept 6 Intersession Program, Phase I and II Studies of the Concept 6 Calendar, Elementary and Secondary Year Round Schools Supplemental Information, Single Track 180 Days School Calendars, Single Track (LEARN) Calendars, Three Track Concept 6 Calendars, Four Track 90/30 Calendars, Unique Calendars, Multitrack Year-Round Calendars, letters from LACES pupils and community members opposing Year-Round Schools, Integration Evaluation Reports: Magnets, Permits with Transportation and Continued Integration and Year-Round Schools Programs, School Year Extensions, Year-Round School Incentive Program, Presentation Summary on Year-Round Schools and Common Calendar, All Year Use of School Facilities, 1954 All Year Plan (1954-2008).
Box 1,810: Memoranda, charts, preliminary reports and correspondence concerning All-Year Schools. Materials also include The All-Year School Report and a copy of "School Management: Practical Solutions to School Management Problems" magazine with articles on 12-month contracts for teachers and Florida's rejection of the four quarter plan (1934-1958).
Box 1811, Folder 1

Schools - Classroom and School Interruptions. 1952-1959.

Scope and Content

Progress Reports concerning common classroom and school interruptions.
Box 1811, Folder 2

Schools - Cooperative Program. 1959-1960.

Scope and Content

Los Angeles City Schools Report of Cooperative Programs with business and industry professions.
Box 1812, Folders 1-2, Box 1811, Folders 3-6

Schools - Day. 1942-1973.

Scope and Content

Reports and Correspondence concerning the elimination of electives, minimum days and the retention of the six period day.
Box 1813, Box 1812, Folders 3-8

Schools - Defense. 1948-1972.

Scope and Content

Reports, bulletins, memoranda, pamphlets, protest correspondence and posters regarding the use of school facilities for Civil Defense activities and programs. Materials include the following booklets: Civil Defense and Disaster Planning for School Officials, Civil Defense in California Schools, City of Los Angeles Civil Defense and Disaster Corps, Atomic Energy and You, Interim Civil Defense Instructions for Schools and Colleges, City of Los Angeles Office of Civil Defense Annual Report and United States Civil Defense: Civil Defense in Schools.
Boxes 1814-1816

Schools - District Reorganization and Decentralization. 1969-1975.

Scope and Content

Progress Reports, proposals and press releases concerning District reorganization and decentralization plans.
Box 1817, Folder 1

Schools - Finance. 1971 May 24-1971 July 23.

Scope and Content

Inter-office correspondence and the L.A. Chamber of Commerce's Task Force on Educational Finance's progress report, "Commentary on School Finance Analysis."
Boxes 1818-1821, Box 1817, Folders 2-14

Schools - History. 1881-2005.

Scope and Content

Copies of Annual Reports and Board Minutes, publications, statistics, studies, theses and notes on the history of the District.
Box 1,817-1819: Chronology of Los Angeles City Schools, District Birthday, Los Angeles City School Districts School Registry, La Reina: Los Angeles in Three Centuries, Bird's Eye View of the Los Angeles City Schools, Los Angeles School Journals, one sheets on early African American teachers: Senola Maxwell Reeves and Iva Washington, Metropolitan High School Report, The History of Secondary Education in the City of Los Angeles, Susan Dorsey's thesis: "History of Schools and Education in Los Angeles," M.C. Bettinger's "Sketch of the Los Angeles City Schools," copies of Board Minutes from the City Clerk Office, Elementary School History, Los Angeles High School History, Racial Characteristics of the Los Angeles School District, Tabulations of School Population According to Nationalities, 100 Years of Public Education in Los Angeles, California: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Centennial Anniversary of the Los Angeles City Schools, copies of Common Council Minutes in English and Spanish concerning the establishment of a City School District, The City of Los Angeles: The First 100 Years, Twenty-five Years of Community Service: A History of Los Angeles City College, Hard to Staff Schools Volume I and II, Copies of Board Minutes pertaining to Census Marshal's Statistics for pupils (1929-2005).
Box 1,820-1821: A History of Integration, Genesis of the Board, History of the Junior High Schools in L.A., copies of Board and Superintendent's Annual Reports, Educational Accomplishment . . . A Progress Report, copies of Los Angeles School Journal, Los Angeles 1975: A Forecast, 100 Years of Public Education in Los Angeles: A Study of the Development of Elementary Education in the City of Los Angeles, The History of Secondary Education in the City of Los Angeles, copy of Census Marshal Report and memoranda on historical documents, copies of Board Minutes on Student Unrest, Alphabetical Lists of Elementary Schools, Shifting of Population Within the School District, Annual Financial Report, Options for Youth Charter School Proposal, The Open School: Center for Individualization, petitions for Charter Schools (1881-1993).
Box 1822, Folder 1

Schools - Limited Number. 1974 September 16-1974 September 30.

Scope and Content

Copies of Board Minutes regarding location budgeting for an experimental program with a limited number of schools for the spring 1974 semester.
Box 1822, Folders 2-3

Schools - Magnet. 1976 September 27-1980 June 9.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports, progress reports, proposals, policies and memoranda concerning the District's magnet schools.
Boxes 1823-1824

Schools - Names Of. 1936-1957.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Committee Reports concerning the naming of schools.
Boxes 1825-1827

Schools - Open/Close. 1960 January 18-1981 December 14.

Scope and Content

Committee Communications and correspondence concerning the establishment and termination of additional adult school branch locations, elementary and secondary school openings and closings.
Boxes 1828-1830, Box 2078, Folders 3-4

Schools - Overcrowded. 1978 July 31-1987 March 9.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, timelines, status reports, applications for state aid and master plans for the relief of overcrowded schools.
Box 1831

Schools - Police. 1940 May 2-1985 January 28.

Scope and Content

Correspondence from the Board of Police Commissioners concerning uniforms, titles and badges and a copy of the City Council Resolution requesting that police department personnel be referred to as "Police Officers" and not "Cops."
Materials also include Board Minutes in which Los Angeles Police Department Chief Gates describes the ten year undercover program at the schools, protest correspondence against undercover agents on high school campuses, a copy of an American Civil Liberties Union presentation, "The Recent Drug Arrests, Due Process and Secret Police," a copy of a presentation from the Children's Rights Organization protesting the arrests and investigations of junior and senior high school students as violations of civil rights, inter-office correspondence on the Los Angeles High School Police Sweep, copy of a Resolution that the Board endorse a Grant High School forum involving members of the Los Angeles Police Department and the Black Panther Party, student unrest newsclipping "School Close At Jefferson" and a copy of an American Federation of Teachers, Local 1021 address to the Board entitled, "Occupation of Locke High School by the Police Department."
Boxes 1832-1837

Schools - Requests For. 1944-1979.

Scope and Content

Applications for real estate purchase, correspondence, maps, petitions, reports and sketches concerning the District's building program and needs for school facilities.
Boxes are arranged alphabetically by school name.
Box 1,832: A-G (1947-1958).
Box 1,833: H-PAC (1944-1958).
Box 1,834: PAL-W (1946-1961).
Box 1,835: Annandale and Birmingham (1952-1979).
Box 1,836: A-P (1945-1967).
Box 1,837: S-W (1946-1959).
Boxes 1838-1843

Schools - Sites. 1933-1987.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, petitions, policies, procedures and provisions concerning selections of school sites, fire inspections, building and land Rules and Regulations, the Pacific Palisades High School site, James J. McBride School for the Handicapped, Birmingham High School, Rinaldi Street school site and various other school sites.
Boxes 1844-1848

Schools - Summer. 1941-1980.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, guidelines, reports and petitions concerning summer school and vacation school.
Boxes 1849-1852

Schools - Teacher Training. 1939-1985.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Committee Reports related to the Board's agreements with educational institutions that offer teacher training services and programs.
Box 1853

Schools - Year Round. 1936-1997.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, plans, reports and studies concerning Year Round or All Year Schools.
Box 1854, Folder 1

Science Center. 1980 January 7-1989 January 30.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Committee Reports concerning the opening and closing of Elementary School Science Centers.
Box 1854, Folders 2-3

Seats. 2003-2005.

Scope and Content

Communications concerning provision of seats for high school students and a Facilities Division Proposal for seat allocations which comply with the Williams Settlement Implementation Agreement. The Williams Settlement refers to the agreement in Williams v. State of California in which the District was an intervenor and co-defendant. These terms involve addressing numerous educational inequities including: instructional materials, uniform complaint process, school facilities, teacher training and credentials, and the Concept-6 three-track, year-round calendar.
Boxes 1855-1862, Box 1854, Folders 4-7

Secretarial Division (Board Secretariat). 1932-2009.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and reports concerning the functions, activities and procedures of the Secretarial Division, the Executive Officer of the Board and the various Board Secretariat Units including: Assembly, File, Office, Rule, Sergeant at Arms and Minutes.
The Executive Officer of the Board's former title was Clerk of the Board of Education. The Executive Officer of the Board of Education is a District employee, not a member of the Governing Board.
Materials include financial data, informal Committee of the Whole meeting notes, lists of employees, organization charts, photos of former Clerks of the Board, studies, a 1984 "Spotlight" profile on Dr. Helen Patricia Reid, the first woman to hold the Clerk of the Board position as a permanent assignment, copy of the Committee of Whole Report which changed the name of "Office of Administrative Services of the Board" to "Office of Board Services," reports related to records management and the destruction of records, a study of file room activities, Board Report Minutes and indexing procedures, research requests for file room records, county counsel opinions, inventory of records stored in the tunnel vaults and records pertaining to microfilmed Board Minutes and wire recordings.
Box 1863, Folder 1

Section 5 Reserve Account. 1987 June 22-1989 June 26.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports concerning appropriating and transferring funds to Section 5 Reserves.
Box 1863, Folder 2

Security Grilles. 2000-2006.

Scope and Content

Reports regarding increased security staffing and the installation of security grilles at school sites.
Box 1863, Folder 3

Self Study Program. 1993 October 18.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report which proposes that the Board accept and ratify the National Science Foundation's grant award for the planning grant, "Urban Initiative - Self-Study Proposal for Los Angeles."
Box 1863, Folder 4

Senate Bill 65. 2003 May 13-2003 May 27.

Scope and Content

Adopted proposal for the approval of grant applications for the 2003-2004 Senate Bill 65, School-Based Pupil Motivation and Maintenance Program.
Box 1863, Folder 5

Senior Citizens. 1977 June 6-1990 October 1.

Scope and Content

Committee Communications concerning Project Dialogue: An Intergenerational Education Program, the Senior Citizens' Nutrition and Health Program and related programs for elders.
Box 1863, Folder 6

Senior Management Position. 2000 March 14-2006 August 22.

Scope and Content

Requests for Board Designation of Senior Management Positions.
Box 1863, Folders 7-10

Settlement Agreement. 1979-2008.

Scope and Content

Copies of Closed Session Board Minutes excerpts and Board Reports concerning the Board's authorizations of litigation settlement agreements.
Box 1863, Folder 11

Sewers. 1945 November 21-2005 September 13.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and reports concerning the construction of sanitary sewers on school sites.
Box 1863, Folder 12

Sex Equity. 1978-1986.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, memoranda, correspondence, newsletters and reports pertaining to the District's Affirmative Action Program, Title IX Employment Discrimination Grievance Procedures, Commission for Sex Equity and sexual harassment policies.
Box 1864, Folder 1

Sexual Harassment. 1984-2003.

Scope and Content

Copies of the District's sexual harassment policy and complaint procedures, training bulletins concerning the prevention of sexual harassment and copies of employment discrimination complaint forms.
Box 1864, Folder 2

Shared Decision Making. 1989-1991.

Scope and Content

Articles and reports concerning the District's local restructuring processes known as School Based Management and Shared Decision Making.
Box 1864, Folder 3

Sheltered Workshops. 1981-1990.

Scope and Content

Agreements for sheltered workshops pertaining with various organizations to provide occupational training of handicapped students.
Box 1864, Folder 4

Short Term Improvement Program. 2002 April 9-2002 April 23.

Scope and Content

Communication from the Office of the Superintendent recommending implementation of the Short Term Improvement Plan as part of the Integrated Student Information Systems Project (ISIS). The ISIS project was mandated in the Chanda Smith Consent Decree plans in order to replace "at risk" technology and enhance data delivery to school level decision makers.
Box 1864, Folder 5

Sidewalks. 1949-2008.

Scope and Content

Agreements and reports related to street and public sidewalk improvement projects for student safety.
Box 1865

Signatures. 1946 July 1-2007 December 11.

Scope and Content

Communications and reports related to the certification of signatures, signature policies on official Board of Education documents and other District records.
Box 1866, Folder 1

Signs. 1954 May 21-1960 October 27.

Scope and Content

Bulletins concerning the posting of signs and markings on school sites.
Box 1866, Folder 2

Single Plan for Student Achievement. 2007 November 13.

Scope and Content

Specially Funded Programs Division Report regarding the Single Plan for Student Achievement for all categorical programs operated at a school site.
Box 1866, Folder 3

Site Selection Procedures. 1987 August 31-2000 February 22.

Scope and Content

Facilities Division Reports regarding the Site Selection Procedure and Community Participation Program designed to provide a means for community involvement in school construction projects.
Box 1866, Folders 4-7

Skills Centers. 1978 December 11-2007 October 23.

Scope and Content

Reports concerning job training vocational education opportunities at Skills Centers such as the Watts Skills Center, later named the Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center, the Pacoima Skills Center facilities and the East Los Angeles Skills Center project.
Box 1866, Folder 8

Small Claims Court. 1978-1991.

Scope and Content

Committee Communications authorizing action in small claims court.
Box 1866, Folder 9

Smoking. 1983 June 13-1999 May 25.

Scope and Content

Board Resolutions and Rules concerning the prohibition of smoking in District offices and facilities with the exception of designated employee smoking areas.
Box 1866, Folder 10

Soliciting. 1953-1961.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and guidelines regarding public appeals for funds by student bodies, unauthorized soliciting and the use of children in soliciting funds.
Box 1866, Folder 11

Southern California Superintendent's Research Council. 1978 February 14-1981 March 16.

Scope and Content

Superintendent Communications concerning the establishment and support of the Southern California Superintendent's Research Council. The Council was established to coordinate research and to share data in order to improve the operation of school districts.
Box 1866, Folders 12-13

Spastics. 1949-1950.

Scope and Content

Inter-office correspondence concerning the Valley League for Spastic Children, petitions of support from San Fernando Valley parents for the Saticoy school for crippled and delicate children, later named Dr. Charles LeRoy Lowman School and Educational Housing Section Communication naming the San Pedro elementary school for handicapped children, the Harlan Shoemaker School.
Box 1866, Folder 14

Special Edition. 1997-2000.

Scope and Content

Copies of "Special Edition," a bilingual English and Spanish newsletter published by the LAUSD, Division of Special Education.
Box 1871, Folders 1-4, Boxes 1867-1870

Special Education. 1976 November 8-2007 September 11.

Scope and Content

Authorizations for agreements, legislative proposals, approvals of class descriptions, annual budget plans, eligibility and placement guidelines for Special Education programs.
Materials include "We Serve the Exceptional Child: Schools, Classes, Programs, and Services for Children with Special Physical and Educational Needs" publication, Division of Special Education Superintendent's Annual Reports to the Board, Special Education Bilingual Master Plan Implementation Report and Special Education Student Placement in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE): Studies of Current and Potential Practices.
Additional materials pertain to the Chanda Smith Consent Decree which was ordered by Judge Laughlin Waters on April 15, 1996 as the result of a negotiated settlement to the Chanda Smith v. Los Angeles Unified School District class action lawsuit. In November of 1993 this class action lawsuit was filed against the District on behalf of students with disabilities who alleged that the District failed to serve their educational needs in violation of federal law. The Consent Decree Administrators found that the District was systematically out of compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).
The Chanda Smith Consent Decree records include the following: Individualized Education Program Implementation Plan and Budget Report from the Consent Decree Administrators, Elimination of Hostile Environments, Coordinated Implementation Plan for Students With Disabilities No. 13: Busing and Transportation, a copy of the new LAUSD Mission Statement, Louis S. Barber and Mary Margaret Kerr's Consultants' Report and a copy of the Consent Decree proposal.
Box 1871, Folder 5

Specially Funded Program. 2002 December 10-2005 April 26.

Scope and Content

Budget Services and Financial Planning Division Proposals for increases in specially funded program revenues.
Box 1871, Folder 6

Special Projects. 1979 May 21-1979 June 4.

Scope and Content

Board of Education (Integration) Report regarding the submission of a Special Projects application to meet three desegregation goals of the Emergency School Aid Act (ESAA).
Box 1871, Folder 7

Special Reports. 2000 February 8-2001 February 27.

Scope and Content

Copies of Special Reports from Board Minutes that cover topics such as labor negotiations, lifelong readers, Stanford 9 test scores, ethics and the conditions at South Gate High School.
Box 1871, Folders 8-9

Special Reserve Funds. 1979 January 15-2007 June 28.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole and Building Committee Communications concerning the use of Special Reserve Funds.
Boxes 1872-1873

Specific Drives. 1942-1975.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Committee Communications concerning the District's involvement in fundraising campaigns and charity drives. Materials include Board policy on drives and inter-office correspondence entitled "History of Fund-Raising and Other Collections in Los Angeles City Schools."
Box 1874, Folder 1

Sports Camp Program. 1991 May 6.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report authorizing the Superintendent to implement the University of Southern California Sports Camp Program to provide approximately 1,500 secondary students with field trips to the USC campus.
Box 1874, Folder 2

Sports Facilities Complex. 2002 May 14-2002 May 28.

Scope and Content

Facilities Committee Report proposing that the Board approve an increase in the project budget for the design and construction of the Sports Facility Complex at the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES).
Box 1874, Folder 3

SportsFund Inc.. 1981 April 21-1982 March 25.

Scope and Content

Inter-Office Correspondence from Superintendent Handler to the Board concerning SportsFund Incorporated's request that the District participate in the Summer SportsFund activities.
Box 1874, Folders 4-8

Spotlight. 1982-1999.

Scope and Content

Copies of Spotlight, an employee newsletter published weekly by the LAUSD Internal Communications Unit.
Copies of this publication show up as supporting documentation for numerous subject files and may also be accessed in bulk within the Publications subject files.
See Publications Box 1,568: Spotlight (1953-1977).
Box 1875, Folder 1

Stabilization Agreement. 2001 December 11.

Scope and Content

Superintendent Romer's proposal that the Board amend its Project Stabilization Agreement (PSA) with the Los Angeles and Orange Counties Building and Trades Council to extend the period of Agreement through June 30, 2002.
Box 1875, Folder 2

Stadiums. 1950 July 10-1962 January 24.

Scope and Content

Plans for management, operation and maintenance of District stadiums.
Box 1875, Folders 3-6, Box 1876

Staff Development. 1970 February 26-2000 November 14.

Scope and Content

Proposals, programs, plans and policies pertaining to District staff professional development.
Box 1877, Folders 1-4

Staff In-Service Training. 1979 October 8-1995 February 21.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Communications concerning agreements for staff in-service training programs.
Box 1877, Folder 5

Standardized Account Code Structure. 1998 March 23-1998 April 13.

Scope and Content

Business and Operations/Personnel Committee Communication concerning implementation of the Standardized Account Code Structure (SACS) for all K-12 school districts.
Box 1877, Folders 6-7

Standards-Based Promotion. 1998-2002.

Scope and Content

Guides for parents concerning California learning standards for mastery of each grade level, Standards-Based Promotion reports and policies.
Box 1877, Folders 8-9, Boxes 1878-1882

State Aid. 1966 November 11-2006 June 13.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports concerning state aid applications and agreements for educational programs and projects, correspondence urging the Board to secure state funds for the District and copies of applications.
Box 1,877: (1966-1968).
Box 1,878: (1969-1971).
Box 1,879: (1971-1976).
Box 1,880: (1976-1984).
Box 1,881: (1985-1990).
Box 1,882: (1990-2006).
Boxes 1883-1886

Statistics. 1932-1996.

Scope and Content

Annual Statistical Reports of the LAUSD, Tabulations of Schools and Grades Showing Schools According to Classification and Enrollment and Enrollment by Grades, Expenditures Classified by Schools, Enrollment Statistics including Private and Parochial Schools, School Sites Located Outside the Limits of Los Angeles City but Within Los Angeles City School District list and Financial, Statistical and Personnel Data booklets.
Box 1887, Folder 1

Stay at Work. 2003 August 26-2003 September 9.

Scope and Content

Office of Risk Management and Insurance Services Communication proposal that the Board approve the "Stay at Work" policy to keep injured and ill employees employed, productive and at work rather than off work.
Box 1887, Folder 2

Stolen Goods. 1944 June 12-1975 February 18.

Scope and Content

Communications concerning theft and burglaries on campuses and summaries of illegal school entries and collections for damaged property.
Box 1888, Box 1887, Folders 3-7

Strategic Execution Plans. 2003-2009.

Scope and Content

Strategic Execution Plans from the Planning and Development Branch that outline the budget, scope and schedule for existing facilities and new construction projects.
Box 1889, Folders 1-2

Student Achievement. 1990-2000.

Scope and Content

Proposals concerning raising student achievement and a copy of Superintendent Thompson's five-year plan, Superintendent's Call to Action - Student Achievement CTBS/U and Aprenda Test Results, 1995-1996.
Box 1889, Folder 3

Student Advocate Program. 1985 September 9-1988 January 4.

Scope and Content

Committee Communications concerning the continued operations and development of the Student Advocate Program at Roosevelt High School which addresses problems of absenteeism in order to reduce early dropout rates.
Box 1889, Folder 4

Student Application for Admission. 1996 January 22-1999 May 25.

Scope and Content

Student Application for Admission Reports calling for admission of students based on the findings of the Expulsion Review Committee.
Box 1889, Folder 5

Student Athletic Fund. 1980 October 16-1980 November 24.

Scope and Content

Business Operations Committee Communications authorizing the Controller to accept public donations for the LAUSD Student Athletic Fund.
Boxes 1890-1893, Box 1889, Folders 6-7

Student Body. 1936-2009.

Scope and Content

Materials concerning the activities of the LAUSD student body organizations.
Box 1,889: Student Body Finance Branch Bulletins, Policies Guiding Student Body Finance publications (1936-1964).
Box 1,890: County Counsel opinion on student grooming standards, dress code correspondence, Outline for Student Human Relations Workshop, Bulletin on the destruction of student records, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO statement on academic freedom, press release announcing student body presidents' presentation of a "Student Bill of Rights" to the Board (1965-1970).
Box 1,891: Board Rules for Student Body Activities, Social Security Number Memorandum, newspaper articles on the censorship of student journalism, Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook, Policies and Programs for Pregnant Students Bulletin, Policies and Accounting Procedures for Student Body Funds, Student Board Member transcripts of Student Concerns presented at Board Meetings (1957-2009).
Box 1,892: Districtwide Association of Student Councils bylaws, constitution, advisory votes, Student Board Members and Student Life Committee Report on Student In-Service for Student Integration Plan.
City-Wide Student Affairs Council material pertaining to expulsion and suspension guidelines and procedures, lists of representatives and Board Rule on Official School Publications.
California Association of Student Councils materials include Leadership Training Seminar programs, constitution, correspondence and letters (1968-1992).
Box 1,893: Committee Reports concerning the Student Auxiliary Services Trust Fund, Minutes from Student Conferences, City-Wide Student Affairs Council Program and Annual Report, Board Rules pertaining to Use of Bulletin Boards, Official School Publications, Student Newspapers, Student Expression on Campus and Search of Lockers and Students. Materials include Reports on the East Los Angeles Community, Student Walkouts: Requests and Demands, Action Outline for Walkout Demands and Requests and Staff Response to Student Demands and Requests (1968-1992).
Box 1894, Folder 1

Student Data System. 1979 October 22-1999 October 26.

Scope and Content

Memoranda, Bulletins and Committee Reports concerning procedures, development and operations of the District's Student Data System.
Box 1894, Folder 2

Student Dress Code. 1999 July 29.

Scope and Content

Bulletin addressing guidelines for student dress codes and uniforms.
Box 1894, Folder 3

Student Exchange Program. 1981 November 2-1994 July 13.

Scope and Content

Board Minutes discussion of the Youth for Understanding Student Exchange Program and Inter-Office Correspondence concerning the District's sponsorship of a student-exchange program between sixth graders from the United States and China.
Box 1894, Folder 4

Student Grievance Procedure.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, pamphlets and Committee Reports regarding grievance procedures for students alleging discrimination on the basis of sex per Title IX or handicap.
Box 1894, Folder 5

Student Guidance Placement Center. 1988 April 7-1988 August 1.

Scope and Content

Bulletin and inter-office correspondence concerning the implementation of the Student Guidance, Assessment and Placement Center to provide support services for foreign students new to the District.
Box 1894, Folder 6

Student Health Center. 2006 January 10-2006 January 24.

Scope and Content

Facilities Services Division proposal that the Board enter into a joint-use agreement with the County of Los Angeles for the construction of a health center on the Sun Valley Middle School campus.
Box 1894, Folder 7

Student Health Services Support Fund. 1990 March 5-2006 May 10.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports regarding the LAUSD's Student Health Services Support Fund, Inc., a non-profit benefit corporation established by the Board to provide funding for school-based health clinics and related student health services.
Box 1894, Folder 8

Student Information System. 2003 February 11-2003 May 27.

Scope and Content

Information Technology Division Proposals regarding the implementation of the Integrated Student Information Systems (ISIS) Program as required by the Chanda Smith Consent Degree.
Box 1895, Box 1894, Folders 9-10

Student Integration. 1977 February 22-1995 June 5.

Scope and Content

School Handbook for Student Integration, Preliminary Response of Staff to Guidelines and Directions for the Development of a Proposed Plan for the Integration of Students, Student Integration Plan Proposals, Board Communications pertaining to the Integration Program Budget and news articles concerning the Crawford desegregation lawsuit and U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima's refusal to dismiss the case.
Box 1896, Folder 1

Student Learning Standards. 1996 June 17-1999 June 8.

Scope and Content

Instruction and Student Achievement Committee Reports on the LAUSD's Student Learning Standards and the adoption of an Assessment Policy Statement.
Box 1896, Folder 2

Student Medications. 1986 September 15.

Scope and Content

Bulletin providing background, procedure and forms for permitting students to bring prescribed medication to school.
Box 1896, Folder 3

Student Representatives to the Board of Education. 1969 April 24-1981 October 26.

Scope and Content

List of student representatives to the Board of Education, Board Rules concerning Student members, copy of Board Resolution which established a student member to the Board with an advisory vote and lists of City-Wide Student Affairs Council members.
Box 1896, Folder 4

Student Rights and Responsibilities. 1996-2006.

Scope and Content

Copies of the LAUSD's Parent Student Handbooks and a Student Rights and Responsibilities handbook which informs students of their fundamental rights and responsibilities as they apply to public education and attendance at a public school.
Box 1896, Folder 5

Student Substitutes - Clerical/Custodial. 1982 January 11-1982 August 26.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and Personnel and Schools Committee Communications concerning procedures for secondary schools to use students in situations where substitutes are not available to cover for clerical or custodial absences or vacancies.
Box 1896, Folder 6

Student Suspensions. 1985 July 1-1991 February 4.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, Committee Reports and Memoranda concerning student suspension orders, policy changes and guidelines.
Box 1896, Folder 7

Student Threats. 1999 May 11.

Scope and Content

Copy of a Board Resolution on District Policy Regarding Threats of Any Kind by Students adopted by general consent following the Columbine High School massacre.
Box 1897, Box 1896, Folders 8-9

Student Trips. 1983 July 18-1997 February 10.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Communications concerning approvals of student body and educational field trips.
Boxes 1898-1901

Student Unrest. 1968 March 7-2008 March 9.

Scope and Content

Bulk of materials pertain to the 1968 East Los Angeles Blowouts or Walkouts for educational equity at Lincoln, Wilson, Garfield and Roosevelt High Schools and staff responses to student demands and requests.
Box 1,898: Correspondence from Roosevelt High School teachers and staff urging the Board to find solutions to the conditions that prompted student unrest on campus, supporting the rights of students to peacefully demonstrate and opposing police suppression of demonstrations.
Garfield High School Newsletter concerning the "English-speaking oriented" school system's indifference to Mexican-American students with the attached leaflet: Notice to Students and Parents About SWATS in Our Schools which provides Board Rules and California Education Code concerning Corporal Punishment and lists Reverend Vahac Mardirosian as a contact.
Correspondence and statements from Garfield and Lincoln High School staff and faculty, Roosevelt High School student petitions in support of faculty, Board member Julian Nava and Georgiana Hardy's responses to student demands, signed Request to Address the Board speaker cards for Sal Castro, Blow-out Committee advisor, members of the Educational Issues Coordinating Committee, staff and students and a transcript of the Broadway-Central Coordinating Council's presentation to the Board regarding the student and faculty unrest at Jefferson High School which led to the school's emergency closure.
Box 1,899: Educational Issues Coordinating Committee demonstration flyers, correspondence concerning open campuses, free press, elimination of grade requirements for student body offices and elimination of police on school grounds, Bibliography of Books in Spanish compiled from secondary library titles, We Must Rule the School and Students and Revolution pamphlets and copies of Underground newspapers "Inside Eastside" and "Open City" with Contributing Editor Charles Bukowski.
Final Report from Task Force Assigned to East Los Angeles, District publications on mental tests and scholastic achievement, Intelligence and Intelligence Testing Report, California State Testing Program Lorge-Thorndike Intelligence Tests and Ability Measurement of Pupils Who Are Members of Racial or Ethnic Minorities Report from the District's Measurement and Evaluation Section.
Correspondence concerning the Board's removal of Blow-out advisor, Sal Castro from his Lincoln High School classroom, Interim Report of Board's Action on Demands and Requests of Student Walkouts, list of persons arrested on October 2, 1968 and annotated copies of Citizen's News editorial "Kick Out Riot Breeders."
Box 1,900: Chronology of student demonstrations at Hamilton High School, correspondence in support of the Board's reinstatement of Lincoln High School teacher Sal Castro, John C. Fremont High School faculty petitions concerning student uprisings, list of racist Fremont High School teachers and administrators distributed to mail boxes, Emergency Closure of Fremont High School Board Communication and a list of the Los Angeles Southwest College's Black Student Union demands.
Correspondence concerning overnight sit-ins at the Board of Education Administration Offices and expressing opposition to racism, Inter-Office Correspondence regarding extra costs attendant to Board Chambers sit-ins, copy of Board motion for the reinstatement of Lincoln High School teacher Sal Castro and Los Angeles . . . We Must Rule the Schools pamphlet on the educational inequities within the L.A. School District.
Press Release for District's adoption of "Get Tough" policy against student disruptions, Student Unrest Memoranda and Progress Reports, Inter-Office Correspondence on Concerns of Some Carver Junior High School Teachers, Business Division's Recap of School Damages, partial copy of a Jefferson High School teacher's diary documenting student unrest, petitions supporting Southwest Junior College students and their demands for a Black Studies Department and curriculum relevant to the Black community.
Box 1,901: Lists of Student Unrest Board meetings and Staff Responses to Student Demands and Requests, copy of Policy of the Los Angeles Police Department Regarding Regulation of Conduct at School Campuses, Considerations for Board Meeting with College Negotiating Council, American Civil Liberties Union pamphlet, Academic Freedom in the Secondary Schools, correspondence and petitions concerning the Huntington Park High School walkout and the LAPD arrests of over 100 Mexican Americans demonstrating for a better education and the restoration of order on campuses.
Copy of "A Curriculum for Mexican-American High School Students" created by Lincoln High School Advisory Council and Parents Group, copy of Woodland Hills Chamber of Commerce Resolution regarding a student rally at William Howard Taft High School, Summary of Student Unrest Events at Jefferson High School on September 23, 1969 including incident reports, Inter-Office Correspondence on Conditions at Manual Arts and Jefferson High School, San Fernando High School Faculty Association correspondence and resolution for campus closure due to student unrest and racial tensions and a copy of Los Angeles Times Article, "Thousands Honor '68 Walkouts by Mexican American Students: Thousands Gather in L.A. to Commemorate the Blowouts that Helped Launch the Chicano Movement."
Box 1902

Studies. 1934-1971.

Scope and Content

District studies including the following subjects: Certificated Personnel Salary, Building, School Utilities, Reimbursement for Board Employee Transportation and Personnel Payroll Systems.
Box 1903

Subpoena. 1939 February 9-1990 November 19.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, copies of subpoenas served on the Board of Education and a Bulletin on subpoenas seeking records of students.
Box 1904, Folder 1

Subways and Tunnels. 1936 January 16-1978 November 6.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Building Committee Reports concerning pedestrian tunnels and subways near school sites.
Box 1904, Folder 2

Summer Sports Camp. 1981 April 21-1981 May 4.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report authorizing the implementation of the Summer Sports Camp and the LAS PEP (Los Angeles Spirit Performers Entertainment Program) which would allow students to participate in specialized recreational programs.
Box 1904, Folder 3

Summer Workshop. 1939-1941.

Scope and Content

Summer Workshop for teacher and administrator training announcements, bulletins, registration forms and report featuring reactions of participants, interest area activities, statistical summaries and black and white photos of participants engaged in specialized workshops.
Boxes 1905-1912

Summons and Complaints. 1963-2009.

Scope and Content

Reports of Correspondence and copies of Summons and Complaints served on the Board of Education and the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Box 1,905: Includes a substitution sheet for the August 5, 1963 Summons and Complaint from 6 attorneys v. Board to correct racial imbalance at Jordan High School which indicates the documents were moved to Race Question subject files under Jordan High School. See also: Crawford Case subject files (1963-1975).
Box 1,906: (1963-1978).
Box 1,907: (1978-1981).
Box 1,908: (1978-1983).
Box 1,909: (1979-1985).
Box 1,910: (1984-1987).
Box 1,911: (1987-2009).
Box 1,912: (2005-2009).
Boxes 1913-1949

Superintendents. 1930-2009.

Scope and Content

Biographical sketches, correspondence, photos, resumes, salary schedules, transcripts of speeches, educational philosophies, signed employment contracts and community correspondence concerning appointments of Superintendents and Acting Superintendents including Assistant, Deputy, Associate, Area, Associate Deputy and Zone Superintendents.
The Superintendent of Schools is appointed by the Board for a four-year term and serves as the chief executive officer of the Board and the school system. Joseph Lancaster Brent served as the Board's first Chairman and Superintendent in 1853. The following year, Los Angeles Mayor Stephen C. Foster was the first specifically appointed Superintendent and served from 1854-1855. Mrs. C.B. Jones served as the first female Superintendent from 1880-1881 and Susan M. Dorsey served as the second female Superintendent from 1920-1929. Since the end of Dorsey's term, no women have been appointed as the LAUSD Chief Superintendent.
Box 1,913-1915: Superintendents Claude Lamar Reeves, Frank A. Bouelle, Vierling Kersey, Alexander J. Stoddard and Jack P. Crowther (1932-1980).
These materials include a transcript of a Division Heads meeting with President Toll and Mr. Elliott concerning the Board's critique of Superintendent Kersey and refusal to renew his contract, Citizens Schools Committee correspondence of protest against the dismissal of Principal Ione Swan from the Wilshire Crest School for criticizing the Board and charges that Superintendent Stoddard's service as Superintendent of Philadelphia public schools included support of "automatic or mass promotion on age" and correspondence requesting access to the Board's "unofficial" or executive session Minutes (1932-2005).
Box 1,916-1918: Superintendents - Robert Ellis Kelly, Ellis Adams Jarvis and Claude L. Reeves (1931-1970).
Chief Assistant Superintendent Louis B. Travers, Chief Deputy Superintendent Willard S. Ford, Deputy Superintendent Vincent Paul Maher, Deputy Superintendent Arthur L. Gould and Deputy Superintendent Emeritus John B. Monlux, (1931-1976).
Box 1,919-1920: Superintendent search letters sent to State Superintendents and College Presidents from Board President H.C. Willett, Minutes from the Special Committee for the Selection of a Superintendent, list of Superintendent candidates with personal comments including President Willett's list of eliminated candidates on account of age and out of state, support correspondence for candidate Claude L. Reeves, copies of Board Minutes concerning new Superintendent selection and Desirable Characteristics and Qualifications for the Superintendency of the Los Angeles City Schools list (1948-1954).
Box 1,921-1922: Louise Wood Seyler, Assistant Superintendent, Central Elementary District and later, Deputy Superintendent, Instruction and J. Graham Sullivan, Deputy Superintendent, Instructional Services (1947-1998).
Box 1,923-1924: Assistant Superintendents - Elizabeth Bates, Katharine Lee Carey who taught Ralph Bunche at Jefferson High School, Warren Cross Conrad, Luke Lundquist Gallup, Robert Hill Lane, Charles Barclay Moore, Helen S. Watson Pierce, Burt Warren Reed, William L. Richer, Harry M. Shafer, Jessie Amelia Tritt, Paul Edward Webb, Frances Grinnell, Dorothy Van Noy Harsin, Gertrude W. Peddie, Elizabeth Sands, John Leslie Abbott, Edith M. Clark, Grace M. Mogle Dreier, Edward Manfred Evans, John G. Fox (1931-1972).
Box 1,925-1926: Associate Superintendents - Maurice G. Blair, Howard A. Campion, Bruce A. Findlay, Harry Morganroth Howell, Guy Marsh Hoyt, Montgomery G. Millage, Myra E. Banta Nelson, Raymond E. Pollich, Paul Francis Shafer, Otto Earl Buss, Stuart Stengel (1933-2000).
Box 1,927-1929: Assistant Superintendents - Louise Braas Pierce, Otto Earl Buss, Sam Hamerman, John Lombardi, Lowell M. McGinnis, Walter Thomas Coultas, Everett Barker Chaffee, Roy L. Arnheim, Frederick G. Fox, Kenneth Nathan Knight, Donald J. Kincaid, Leonard C. Pacheco, Dave Schwartz, Allen A. Sebastian, Earnestyne W. Mannatt, Isaac H. McClelland, Gilbert S. Moore, Frank M. Hodgson, Herbert Milton Cadwell, Jack R. McClellan, Joseph Richard Smith (1945-1988).
Box 1,930: Associate Superintendents - William B. Brown, Dwight Edmond Lyons, Robert Jerome Purdy, Myra E. Banta Nelson, Virgil Volla (1949-1973).
Box 1,931-1932: Deputy Superintendents - Everett Barker Chaffee, Arthur George Andresen, Schuyler C. Joyner, Stanley T. Warburton (1956-1972).
Box 1,933: Associate Deputy Superintendents - Ralph Walter Lanz and Robert J. Purdy, Area Superintendents - Robert W. Lamson and Thomas Edward Reece (1955-2003).
Box 1,934: Superintendents - William J. Johnston, Harry Handler and Leonard M. Britton (1966-2005).
Box 1,935: Associate Superintendents - Josie G. Bain, Associate Deputy Wilson Kline Jordan, James B. Taylor, John Leon, Jerry F. Halverson, Paul M. Possemato, Lorna L. Round (1968-2005).
Box 1,936-1937: Assistant Superintendents - Thomas O. Lawson, Ernest P. Willenberg, Abram Friedman, Robert A.M. Duron, Pat E. Turner, Alfonso B. Perez, Robert R. Rangel, Raoul J. Freeman, Richard H. Lawrence, William J. Sharp, Phillip B. Jordan, Robert W. Rupert, William L. Lucas, Owen L. Knox, Shizuko Akasaki, Richard A. Ragus, Ramiro Garcia, Tony E. Rivas, Rosalyn S. Heyman, Marc Robert, Beverly J. Martin, Alfred S. Moore, Norman H. Rossell, Mildred P. Naslund, Joseph P. Linscomb, John J. Lingel, Kathryn S. Lee, Othella E. Daniels (1965-1998).
Box 1,938: Area Superintendents - Frank Armendariz, Richard T. Cooper, Warren L. Juhnke, Sidney Brickman, Frederick J. Dumas, Eugenia D. Scott and Norman Schachter. Special Education Administrator Alfred A. Casler and Director of School Building Planning Theopolis D. Kimbrough (1969-1989).
Box 1,939: General files include the following: Assistant, Associate, Deputy and Zone Superintendents (1936-1998).
Box 1,940-1942: Deputy Superintendents - Francis Nakano and Dan Austin (1989-2000).
Box 1,943: Assistant Superintendents - Patricia Marshall, Santiago Jackson, Shirley C. Woo, Renee Jackson, Manuel Ponce, Daniel M. Isaacs, James Figueroa, Richard Vladovic, Robert Barner, Carmen Schroeder, Evangelina Stockwell, Sara Coughlin, Maria Casillas, Andrew A. Cazares, Gabriel Cortina, Jessie G. Franco, John Liechty, Eugene F. McAdoo, John Nagata, Phillip T. Callison, Amelia McKenna, Robert L. Martin and Pauline S. Hopper. Materials also include Board Reports concerning the approval of Superintendents' contracts (1980-2000).
Box 1,944: Chief Administrative Officers David Koch and Hugh Jones, Associate Superintendent Ronald Prescott, Assistant Superintendent Barbara Smith, Consultant to the Superintendent John B. Mockler, Assistant to the Superintendent - Policy Implementation, Special Counsel to the Superintendent Richard K. Mason, Senior Deputy Superintendent Maria Guiterrez and Associate Superintendent Theodore Alexander (1980-2004).
Box 1,945-1949: Superintendents - William R. Anton, David L. Brewer III, Ramon C. Cortines, Leonard M. Britton, Frank A. Bouelle, Jack P. Crowther, Susan Miller Dorsey, Harry Handler, Ellis Jarvis, William J. Johnston, Robert Ellis Kelly, Vierling Kersey, Claude L. Reeves, Alexander J. Stoddard, Roy Romer, Sidney A. Thompson and Ruben Zacarias (1930-2009).
Box 1950, Folder 1

Supplemental Educational Services Providers Contracts. 1981 March 2-2007 June 28.

Scope and Content

Educational Services Division proposals that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute Supplemental Educational Service contracts. A Supplemental Educational Service provider must be approved by the State and can be a non-profit, for profit, faith-based, community-based organization or a school district.
Box 1951, Folders 1-5, Box 1950, Folders 2-6

Supplies. 1939-1992.

Scope and Content

Board authorizations, Committee Communications, Standard Equipment Lists and Board Rules pertaining to sales and purchase orders for District supplies.
Box 1951, Folder 6

Surplus Property. 1986 March 10-2002 June 25.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Reports prepared by the Facilities Service Division that propose the Board's purchase, sale and acceptance of surplus property.
Boxes 1952-1965, Box 2075, Folder 4

Surveys. 1913-2005.

Scope and Content

School system surveys, studies and reports authorized by the Board for the purpose of District examination, analysis and improved operations. Surveys include analysis with recommendations and plans of action for change.
Materials include the following areas of study: Administrative Organization, Teachers' Salaries, School Problems, Business Department, Financial, Educators Opinion, Employee Attitude, Historic Resources, language census of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students and Racial and Ethnic.
Box 1,955-1957: Educators Opinion Inventory. The Summary of the Educators Opinion Inventory found that the lowest favorable response to any category was made to statements on relations with Board members. Seventy-five percent of educator respondents expressed a lack of confidence in the Board.
Box 1,960: Language Census of LEP Students.
Box 1,962-1965: Racial and Ethnic Inventories and Survey Reports (1966-2002).
Box 2,075: Housing Authority of Los Angeles correspondence, map, list of general tables, dwelling schedule and low income housing survey for a W.P.A. project (1939-1940).
Boxes 1966-1968

Swimming Pools. 1948-2000.

Scope and Content

Building Committee Communications concerning leases and permits for swimming pool use and correspondence of appreciation for the Summer Swim Program and the Portable Swimming Pool Program.
Box 1969, Box 1970, Folders 1-5

Task Force. 1989-2000.

Scope and Content

District Task Force Reports including the following: Behavior Intervention, Accountability for Student Achievement, AIDS, Elementary Grades and the Board's Independent Analysis Unit's "An Analysis of LAUSD General Fund Income and Estimates of Allocation of These Funds to K-12 Services" response to questions from Gray Davis on behalf of the Governor's Task Force.
Boxes 1971-1982

Taxes. 1932-2008.

Scope and Content

Receipts, booklets, correspondence and Resolutions related to gasoline and lawsuit tax refunds, State Income Tax, Admissions Tax, College Tax Election, School Tax Rate Limit Elections, Board of Education, et al., v. Philip E. Watson, Assessor of Los Angeles County Petition for Hearing, public school financing, Tax Payers' Guides, Tax Rates by Code Areas, Tax Facts, Tax Deeds, Tax Rate Increase Elections, Medicare, Social Security, Tax and Revenue Association Notes (TRANs), property taxes, sales taxes, Tax Shelter Annuity Program, Federal Income Tax and State Disability Insurance.
Informative communications and propaganda concerning Proposition 9 - the Watson "Tax Trap" Initiative, Proposition 1, Proposition 14 - the Watson Amendment, Proposition 9 or Jaws II and Proposition 13 - the Jarvis-Gann Initiative.
Materials also include fiscal reviews and reports, including an Environmental Impact Report for the Hollywood Redevelopment Project.
Box 1983, Folder 1

Teacher Center. 1981 March 9-1984 February 21.

Scope and Content

Press release and Educational Development Committee Communications concerning the establishment of a Teacher Center under provisions of the Higher Education Act. The program statute defines this site as place where public and nonpublic school teachers and consultants may develop and produce curricula, utilize research findings, and provide training for the professional development of teachers.
Box 1983, Folder 2

Teacher Quality Strategic Plan. 2002-2003.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Report from the Human Resources Division concerning strengthening teacher quality while also meeting the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Elementary and Secondary Education Act and a copy of "Making LAUSD the District of First Resort: A Teacher Quality Strategic Plan."
Box 1983, Folder 3

Tear Gas Weapons. 1981-1990.

Scope and Content

Bulletins concerning procedures and guidelines for the possession of self-defense tear gas.
Box 1983, Folders 4-10

Telegrams. 1937-1990.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, procedural guides, billing statements and a Western Union Electronic Mail Terminal Operator's Guide pertaining to sending and charging telegrams.
Box 1984, Folders 1-7

Telephones. 1945-1995.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports, bulletins, memoranda, surveys and directories pertaining to the District's Telephone Unit and related policies and procedures.
Box 1984, Folder 8

Telethon. 1980 October 13-1981 January 5.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and correspondence concerning the District's use of a Telethon and Radiothon to raise money for its athletic program.
Box 1989, Folders 1-13, Boxes 1985-1988

Television. 1948-1991.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Progress Reports concerning closed circuit instructional television programs in the colleges, District produced programming for KLCS-TV (Channel 58), use of KCET-TV (Channel 28) for educational programs, Board discussions on elementary and secondary T.V. lessons, American Federation of Teachers letter opposing educational television as second-class education, copies of FCC Regulations and policies for California's use of television channels for educational programs.
Materials also include the following publications: An Experiment in Instructional TV in the Los Angeles Junior Colleges, An Evaluation of Closed Circuit Television for Teaching Junior College Courses, Chicago Schools Journal with article, "TV Teaching Evaluated," The Governor's Conference on Educational Television, Coca Cola's "Pause Prints" with cover feature on the District's "Spotlight on Youth" program, Rules and Regulations Governing the Employment of Minors in the Production of Motion Pictures, KLCS-TV: A Convergence of Technologies Catalog of Instructional Television Programs, KLCS-TV: The Education Station for All Generations historical report, educational T.V. directories, KLCS Television Broadcast Schedules and An Evaluation of the Guidepost Telecasts of the Los Angeles City Schools.
Box 1989, Folder 14

Temporary Personnel Account Program. 1981-1990.

Scope and Content

Business Operations Committee Reports concerning the establishment and use of the Temporary Personnel Account for any short-term personnel purpose, including: professional experts, relief, overtime, staff training allowances, community representatives and day-to-day substitutes for non-illness purposes.
Box 1989, Folder 15

Terrorism. 2003 March-2003 May 21.

Scope and Content

Inter-office correspondence which includes a Fact Sheet on Chemical Terrorism and District Office of Environmental Health & Safety Bulletins concerning Homeland Security Advisory System Recommendations and response procedures to serious incidents and elevated terrorism threat levels.
Boxes 1990-1991

Testing. 1979-2006.

Scope and Content

Materials include Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) results, Scholastic Aptitude (SAT) scores, American College Testing (ACT) results, Bulletins on school responsibilities for handling test results and testing guidelines, proposals for testing Limited English Proficient (LEP) students, What Do Test Scores Really Mean? publication, Superintendent Britton's letter addressing CAP testing program score discrepancies, Handbooks of Testing Programs in the LAUSD, Student Guidance Services Memorandum on the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE), Test-Taking Procedures and Techniques for Elementary Schools Memorandum, Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) Report and Norm Referenced Test Results, Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) Examination Procedures Memorandum, Report on the District Testing Programs, CTSBS Form U Matched Scores by Language Classification Reports publications and Aprenda Scores for LEP Students by Master Plan Bilingual Program Models and by Category of Staff publication.
Boxes 1992-1998

Textbooks. 1925-2008.

Scope and Content

District and State lists of authorized textbooks and critical correspondence concerning these titles. Policies and reports regarding obsolete, damaged and lost textbooks, California State Textbook Requisitions, textbook surveys and studies.
Box 1,993 and 1,995-1996 include protest and approval correspondence concerning screening and censorship of textbooks and correspondence from the Subcommittee to Investigate Alleged Un-American Influences in Our Schools to the Los Angeles Citizens' Committee on Education regarding review procedures for textbook evaluation which includes a glossary of the following terms: Capitalism, Collectivism, Communism, Fascism and Socialism.
Materials in Box 1,996 also include Board discussions, newspaper clippings, records of telephone calls and Board correspondence concerning community complaints and Board member criticisms of the following history textbooks "likely to stir racial antagonism and abet communism" which were recommended for adoption: Negro American Heritage, The American Negro and Our Oriental Americans.
Copies of Americans All: The American Negro and Americans All: Our Oriental Americans may be accessed within the Subject Files series, Publications - Box 1,585.
Box 1999, Folder 1

Theft. 1973-1979.

Scope and Content

Correspondence from students and parents concerning loss of property on school premises.
Box 1999, Folders 2-5

Three R's. 1940-1955.

Scope and Content

The Three R's : Readin', 'Ritin' and 'Rithmetic are described in the spirit of Theodore Roosevelt's embrace of American educational idealism by Superintendent Vierling Kersey as fundamental skills for life long learning. Kersey explains this program in the District publication, "The 3 R's and Readiness For Life . . .".
Materials include principles of this educational program, petitions from parents demanding the District's compliance with educational code for an improved curriculum which prepares students for life and leadership, correspondence from parents and the Citizens Schools Committee concerning the District's over-emphasis of progressive education, copies of Board Minutes wherein President Elliott defends the District's "middle of the road" policy intended to safeguard the schools from "extremists" in any field of educational philosophy and newspaper clippings including the Herald and Express' series of articles exposing parent criticisms of the District's alleged embrace of "progressive education" and abandonment of the three R's.
Box 2000, Folders 1-2

Title VII and XI. 1995-1996.

Scope and Content

Division of Instruction Communications concerning Title VII and Title XI of the Improving America's Schools Act (IASA).
Box 2000, Folders 3-6

Tobacco. 1948-2000.

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding smoking rooms at schools and teachers smoking on school premises, copies of Bulletins and Resolutions designating smoking areas and Board policies on the establishment of the smoke-free workplace.
Box 2000, Folder 7

Toxic Substance Control. 1999-2000.

Scope and Content

Copy of the Board adopted motion entitled "New Schools - Safe Schools" concerning the Belmont Learning Complex, environmental assessment standards and an immediate investigation into this project. Materials also include related required documents of the State of California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) regarding its oversight of remedial investigations and cleanup activities at Jefferson Middle School.
Box 2000, Folder 8

Tracking College Admission. 2006 June 13-2006 June 29.

Scope and Content

Secondary Instructional Support Services Division proposal that the Board designate the National Student Clearinghouse as a recipient of directory information in order to track college enrollment of LAUSD graduates. The Division describes this information as critical to the implementation of the A-G initiative and targeting resources to address low "college going" rates.
Box 2000, Folder 9

Transiency and Stability. 1978-1989.

Scope and Content

Reports on Transiency and Stability in the LAUSD.
Box 2004, Folders 1-2, Boxes 2001-2003

Transfer of Pupils. 1937-1998.

Scope and Content

Press releases on transfer permits, District permit and open enrollment policies related to deliberations on school integration, maps of neighborhood school boundaries, correspondence concerning transfer of pupils from various schools and redrawing boundaries for student integration, bulletins on open school permit applications which include definitions of open and closed schools, copies of permit applications and petitions of protest to any changes of the District's First Come, First Served Open Permit Policy which reiterate that this system is aligned with the Board's policy of "Equal Educational Opportunity for All."
Materials also include Opportunity Transfer Reports and Bulletins which explain this policy as a carefully planned transfer from one District school to another with the intention of assisting pupils whose achievement, attendance or behavior may be positively affected by a change of social and educational environment. An assignment to an Opportunity, Continuation or Adult School is not an Opportunity Transfer. These Reports chart student ethnicity, sex and reasons for transfer. Some examples of reasons for transfer include the following: alcohol, drugs, expulsion, gang activity, protection of student, stealing, truancy and weapons.
Additional materials include handbooks and reports concerning the District's Permits With Transportation (PWT) Program which was initiated in 1968 by the Voluntary Transportation Program to assist with moving students out of their neighborhood schools for integration purposes. In 1972, Board action initiated the use of PWT to transport students who faced overcrowded home schools to schools with empty classrooms.
Box 2004, Folder 3

Transition Partnership Program. 1989 October 30-2007 May 22.

Scope and Content

Division of Special Education proposals for the continuation of the Transition Partnership Program, designed to serve students with disabilities as they prepare to transition to post secondary activities. This program provides students with transition services, case management, work based assessment and job placement services.
Boxes 2005-2017, Box 2078, Folders 5-7, Box 2079

Transportation. 1934-2006.

Scope and Content

Bulk of materials related to bus transportation including Standing Committee Reports, petitions, correspondence and integration busing program plans such as Transport-A-Child and Permits With Transportation.
Box 2,005-2007: Bus transportation bids, leases, charges, Grand Jury Report on transportation irregularities, pupil transportation rules, reports of special bus trips and petitions and correspondence for transportation services (1934-1961).
Box 2,008-2010: Board Minutes on bus transportation contracts, correspondence against transportation budget cuts, petitions for bus service and Superintendent's Memorandum on the Exact Fare Bus Plan (1935-1973).
Box 2,011-2013: Correspondence in favor of busing, President Gardner's statement on City license fees for school buses, Survey and Report of District Transportation Operations and District Integration Unit's Transport-A-Child Program Reports (1936-1976).
Box 2,014-2015: Correspondence from Chairman Ramiro Joaquin Garcia of the Mexican American Education Commission concerning the Permits With Transportation (PWT) Program, PWT Program Overview and Guidelines, PWT Participating School Data Books and contracts and counsel correspondence concerning Los Angeles City School District v. Landier Management Co. (1951-1977).
Box 2,016-2017: Transportation Policies and Procedures, PWT Program: An Evaluation and Board Rules regarding transportation. (1935-2006).
Box 2,078-2079: Transportation Requests (1961-1967).
Box 2018, Folder 1

Travel - Non-District Personnel. 2000 January 25-2000 February 8.

Scope and Content

Curriculum and Instruction Committee Report concerning travel expenses for non-District personnel.
Box 2018, Folder 2

Treasure Hunt. 1959 March 26-1969 August 2.

Scope and Content

Building Committee Reports regarding permits to dig for gold or other treasures at McDonnell Avenue School and Malabar Street School.
Box 2018, Folder 3

Treaties. 1955.

Scope and Content

A copy of Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement (Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo), the peace treaty between the United States and Mexico that ended the Mexican-American War and a copy of Pioneer and Early Public Schools of California and Los Angeles. This publication traces the history of Pioneer Schools of the State and in Los Angeles, Schools in Los Angeles during American Occupation and Pioneer Schools of Los Angeles County.
Box 2018, Folder 4

Trees. 1935-1976.

Scope and Content

Reports and correspondence concerning the use of Christmas trees, "Plant-a-Tree Week," Arbor Day and a copy of the Conservation Association of Southern California's "Conservation Activities" booklet.
Box 2018, Folder 5

Trust Account. 2002 February 12-2002 February 26.

Scope and Content

Accounting and Disbursements Division Communications concerning the establishment of a Trust Account for Property Management Companies for the purpose of depositing collections and disbursing funds in connection with management of properties acquired by the District.
Box 2018, Folders 6-7

Trust Fund. 1978-1984.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Communication regarding the establishment of a LAUSD Trust Fund in the County Treasury for the Southern California Superintendent's Research Council and a copy of Deputy Superintendent Anton's statement regarding the tragic shooting of children at Forty-Ninth Street School that killed ten-year-old Shala Eubanks. Mr. Anton announced the establishment of a trust fund at Forty-Ninth Street School in the name of Shala Eubanks to aid the other victims of this tragedy.
Box 2018, Folder 8

Tuberculosis. 1979-1987.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and memoranda informing parents and staff about the tuberculosis examination requirement for all new students.
Box 2018, Folders 9-11

Tuition. 1945 April 30-1984 January 4.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports concerning assignments of tuition money to parents for the education of exceptional children in private schools, inter-office correspondence on fees for foreign students, Adult Education Committee Communication pertaining to the Adult Education Tuition Fee Policy, Superintendent Handler's correspondence on tuition tax credits and a Career and Continuing Education Committee Communication on Tuition Fee Exemption for handicapped adults.
Boxes 2019-2020

Tutors. 1965 June 10-2006 June 13.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Committee Reports regarding the School Volunteer Program's after-school tutoring and the Reinforcement Tutorial Program.
Materials also include a press release on the Student Tutorial Education Project, Special Report on Experimental Volunteer Programs in Elementary Schools, A Guide to Tutorial Programs in the Greater Los Angeles Area, UCLA's Tutorial Project's "How to Start a Tutorial Project" report, Los Angeles City Schools Office of Urban Affairs List of Tutorial Projects and Tutoring Tips and The Los Angeles City Schools Volunteer and Tutorial Section's resource materials presented to the Board and Superintendent Johnston.
Boxes 2021-2026

Un-American Activities. 1947-1963.

Scope and Content

Materials document individuals, events and situations connected with alleged "Un-American" activities in the schools.
Box 2,021: Investigation of Un-American Propaganda Activities in the United States Report on Youth for Democracy, League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Education Kit, Informal Committee of the Whole Notes regarding Fremont High School's district transitioning from white to colored, Daily News article on Superintendent Stoddard's cooperation with the state investigation into suspected student Communists, Lucinda E. Benge's correspondence statements to the Board concerning the use of subversive textbooks, integration of Negro and white children and Emily C. Philips' Board statement on integration, "Blacky Tests" or student psychological tests and funding for ghetto schools.
The Fremont High School folder includes a Pittsburgh Courier article with a photo of Board member Mrs. Fay Allen at a Board meeting discussing the effigy lynching of Negro students at Fremont High School on February 14, 1941, including a response from the police captain at the 77th Street Station who told students and concerned citizens that he did not have time "to settle problems of Negroes and poor white trash" and signed letters from the Los Angeles County Council of the Democratic Youth Federation of California concerning the Fremont Principal's advice that the Negro students in attendance who were hung in effigy should transfer to another school. Also included is notarized testimony of a dummy hanging by a rope on the bleachers, protest correspondence from the Workers School of Los Angeles and informal notes from the March 6, 1941 Board Meeting concerning investigations of violence against Negro students.
Materials also include Photostats of Board Minutes, President Elliott's statement and Fremont High School correspondence and announcements given to Nellie Parr concerning the March 17, 1947 "Un-American" demonstration and walk out staged by white students across the street from the school. The students staged this demonstration to protest the presence of colored girls at the school and hung an effigy on school grounds. President Elliott remarked on allegations of "Jim Crow" schools in Los Angeles and cited the presence of Negro and white students from the South together at Fremont as contributing to this situation. In a letter to President Elliott, Fremont Principal Herbert S. Wood discussed anti-Negro resentment from white Southern parents and from property owners in the District who thought that California schools were segregated and that no Negroes could live here. Wood also mentioned an influx of correspondence from people all over the country and across the world about this incident due to a Time magazine article published on March 31, 1947 and mentioned that one of the Negro girls who caused the most trouble on March 17th had been "eliminated" and is possibly going to work. Original copies of these materials are housed in the Situation at Fremont folder (1947-1963).
Box 2,022: Statements from Mrs. Lucinda E. Benge concerning a Board Resolution to eliminate "de facto segregation," allegations that Resolution author Georgiana Hardy has a record of multiple Communist-front activities and transcription of Board meeting concerning Benge's statements. Publications include Un-American Activities in California Reports 3-8 (1947-1963).
Box 2,023: Copy of the Dilworth Act, "Red" correspondence from the Academic Freedom Committee of the Los Angeles Federation of Teachers protesting Communist investigations of teachers, copies of Board litigation against teachers to test the constitutionality of the Dilworth Act, Committee of the Whole Minutes concerning Loyalty Check of Employees, newspaper articles on the Dilworth Investigations, transcriptions of Board meetings on Loyalty, Committee Reports which include loyalty questions and signed correspondence from Senator Dilworth to Superintendent Findlay regarding the photo of Mrs. Nell Haas, Twenty-eighth Street Elementary School Principal used for the frontspiece of the Sixth Report of the Senate Investigating Committee on Education (1953-1956).
Box 2,024-2025: Affidavits, transcripts of Board Hearings, copies of Superior Court proceedings for individual teachers targeted during the Dilworth Investigations, Board dismissal correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to the Board's "Red Quizzes." Folders are organized alphabetically by teacher's last name (1952-1959).
Box 2,026: Superintendent Stoddard's statement on Loyalty, correspondence from Keep America Committee concerning the subversive interests of Friendship Day Camp, Inc., Point of View on Teaching Controversial Subjects Report, correspondence from American Anti-Communist Association Inc. Director, Gene Hageberg regarding its proposed nation-wide educational program and belief that the Fremont School strike against Negro pupils was inspired by the Communist Party.
Publications include the Sixth, Eleventh and Fourteenth Reports of the Senate Investigating Committee on Education and copies of the Constitution of the State of California and of the United States and Other Documents (1947-1962).
Boxes 2027-2029

Unclassified Employees. 1947-2008.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports concerning salary recommendations and schedules for unclassified employees or professional experts who are neither in classified nor certificated service. Materials also include Personnel and Schools Committee Communications recommending the approval of independent contractor elections and Board Rules concerning employee requirements to meet and maintain health standards.
Boxes 2030-2034

UNESCO. 1943-1959.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and petitions regarding the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) program and use of the publication, The "E" in UNESCO. Those opposed to the use of this curriculum in the schools describe it as "Un-American" corruption "designed to destroy the love of American as a sovereign nation" while those in favor argue that its removal sets a "dangerous precedent for future attacks on public education and academic freedom."
Materials also include Board Minutes and transcriptions of wire recordings from Board meeting discussions of the UNESCO Program, Curriculum Division teaching guides, UNESCO Bulletins and requests for information on the the UNESCO Program.
Publications include: Education and the People's Peace by the National Education Association of the United States, Preamble to the UNESCO Constitution, The "E" in UNESCO, Collier's article, "I Was Called Subversive" by Dorothy Frank, Los Angeles housewife and advocate for the program, Superintendent's Bulletins, The "S" in UNESCO, The UNESCO Story Resource and Action Booklet, UNESCO pamphlets and fact sheets, Practicing the Democratic Way in School, The UNESCO Courier and The World at Work.
Box 2035, Folder 1

Uniform Complaint Procedure. 1993 February 16-2000 October 27.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report adopted by the Board concerning Title 5 Uniform Complaint Procedure to assist those who wish to make formal complaints about federal and state funded District programs such as adult basic education, migrant education, vocational education, child nutrition and special education.
Box 2035, Folders 2-3

Uniforms. 1936-1995.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communication to the Committee of the Whole concerning amended uniform rules, inter-office correspondence regarding uniforms for bus drivers, notes from the Superintendent's Advisory Council on uniform policies, adopted Committee of the Whole proposal that security agents be required to wear uniforms and adopted Superintendent's Communication to the Committee of the Whole authorizing the Board to furnish firearms for each employee of the Security Section for their own protection and proper performance of their duties.
Box 2035, Folder 4

United Service Organizations. 1941-1955.

Scope and Content

Building Committee Report granting the United Service Organizations (U.S.O.) a license to construct a dormitory on the Hollywood High School site for transient military service men and District Bulletins regarding U.S.O. Campaigns and Drives for funds.
Box 2035, Folder 5

United States - Seal of U.S.. 1955.

Scope and Content

Materials include the following publications: The Great Seal of the United States for the Audio Visual Aids Section of the Los Angeles City Schools by The Los Angeles Times and Our Great Seal: Its Reverse Face Our New Roof or Headstone by Jeannette Robertson.
Box 2035, Folder 6

Unlawful Detainer. 1994 December 5.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Report authorizing staff to proceed with unlawful detainer actions necessary to evict tenants from District property for non-payment of rent.
Box 2035, Folder 7

Urban Education Research Fellows Program. 2000 December 12-2001 January 9.

Scope and Content

Planning, Assessment and Research Communication authorizing funding for the Program Evaluation and Research Branch (PERB) Urban Education Research Fellows Program. The PERB will recruit graduate student researchers who will work for part-time while completing their degrees and then join the staff of full-time Research Analysts. Topics of systematic data collection and analysis include instructional practices, outcomes of District programs and factors related to student achievement.
Box 2035, Folder 8

Urban Initiative. 1993 October 18.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report authorizing the Superintendent to accept $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to implement "Urban Initiative - Self Study Proposal for Los Angeles" to initiate or accelerate reform which will lead to a system in which all children will have the opportunity to learn quality mathematics and science.
Box 2035, Folder 9

Vacation Accrual. 1992-1996.

Scope and Content

Board Rules, Bulletins, inter-office correspondence and Committee Reports concerning vacation policies and rules.
Box 2035, Folder 10

Values. 1976-1996.

Scope and Content

Reports of Correspondence, Motions and Resolutions concerning Values Education. Correspondence includes a copy of L. Ron Hubbard's booklet, "The Way to Happiness."
Boxes 2036-2037

Vandalism. 1949-1993.

Scope and Content

Security Section Bulletins and Annual Reports, Informal Committee of the Whole Notes, Committee Reports, transcriptions of Board recordings, Committee of the Whole and Committee on Vandalism meetings, Los Angeles Police Department Annual Reports, City of Los Angeles juvenile arrest data, correspondence from students at Cienega Elementary School and community correspondence concerning illegal entries to schools, vandalism, malicious mischief insurance, school depredations, canine patrol units and fingerprinting students to prevent crime.
Box 2038, Folder 1

Vehicles. 1998-2004.

Scope and Content

Business Operations Committee Reports on the replacement of school police vehicles, vests, hand-held radios, firearms and laptops and Communications concerning the purchase of buses for the Student Integration Program.
Box 2038, Folder 2

Venereal Disease. 1945 September 12-1945 November 1.

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning the increase in venereal disease in Los Angeles among teen boys and girls and materials from the Board meeting with a committee of the Venereal Disease Control Council to find ways to extend the sex education and venereal disease control programs in the schools.
Box 2038, Folders 3-6, Box 2039, Folders 1-3

Veterans' Education. 1944-1979.

Scope and Content

Enrollment Reports, Correspondence regarding the David Starr Jordan Adult School, Communications authorizing reimbursements for supplies and books and Reports on the Veterans' Educational Counseling Service.
Box 2040, Folder 1, Box 2039, Folders 4-6

Violence. 1978-1998.

Scope and Content

Memoranda on Board policy regarding violence on campus, copies of anti-violence resolutions, correspondence concerning incidents on school grounds and Reports including the following: A Lawsuit to Restore Safety in the Schools, A Start to Stopping School Weapons and Violence: Recommendations by the School Safety and Security Task Force and Gang Involvement: Secondary Schools which includes lists of gangs by campus, approximate numbers, ethnic breakdowns, identifying graffiti, rival and compatible gangs and crimes perpetrated by gang members on campus.
Box 2040, Folder 2

Visiting Days. 1948 January 15-1956 April 16.

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning former pupils visiting their Alma Mater and a Communication to the Committee of the Whole pertaining to the right of a teacher to take a partial visiting day to another school site once a year for professional development purposes.
Boxes 2041-2042

Visitors. 1953 July 9-1972 May 22.

Scope and Content

Copies of Board Minutes which report on the presence of visitors at Board meetings and school sites such as first ladies of United States and Mexico, Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson and Mrs. Adolfo Lopez Mateos' visit to Abraham Lincoln High School on February 21, 1964 and inter-office correspondence concerning Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy's talk at Roosevelt High School on June 8, 1964.
Boxes 2043-2044

Vocational Education. 1935 June 26-1993 August 16.

Scope and Content

Vocational Education guidelines, Report on Apportionment of Federal and State Vocational Education Funds to School Districts, A Study of the District's Vocational and Practical Arts Program, Graduation Requirements and Curricula handbook for junior and senior high schools, Catalog of Authorized Courses for Junior and Senior High Schools, Continuation Classes, Metropolitan School of Business and Frank Wiggins Trade School, charts of vocational education course offerings at senior high schools, Committee Reports concerning funding, agreements and authorizations and copies of the Board's Annual Reports concerning industrial training, manual training and Schools of Trades.
Box 2045, Folders 1-3

Volunteers. 1980-2005.

Scope and Content

Flyers, memoranda, and Committee Communications concerning events of recognition to honor the work of school volunteers and Reports on the District's School Volunteer Program.
Box 2045, Folder 4

Voter Registration. 1974 August 15-1990 April 16.

Scope and Content

Memoranda pertaining to the distribution of voter registration materials on high school campuses.
Box 2045, Folder 5

Voucher Initiative. 1993-2000.

Scope and Content

Copies of school voucher initiative proposals including Proposition 174 also known as the Parental Choice in Education Amendment and a copy of the Board's Motion in opposition to this initiative on the Statewide Ballot of November 2, 1993.
Box 2046

Waiver. 1982 June 7-2008 December 9.

Scope and Content

Bulk of materials include Board of Education Reports and Communications regarding requests for teaching credential waivers and credential waiver authorizations for special education teachers.
Box 2049, Folders 1-4, Boxes 2047-2048

War. 1935-1947.

Scope and Content

War Bulletins on the Schools-At-War Thrift Program, War Stamps and Bond Purchases, the "Name-Your-Weapon" Campaign and films for assemblies such as "Loaded for War" and "New Soldiers Are Tough."
Special War Bulletins include Civilian Defense Insignia and What They Mean and Your Place in the War Program: A War Activities Program for Elementary Schools.
Black and white photos of school grounds after the May 1942 drive for salvage material, Personnel and Schools Committee Communications concerning the Army Service Training Program (A.S.T.P.), Personnel Commission Communications concerning Public Works Administration force accounts, Emergency Communications regarding gasoline, sugar and food rationing, United China Relief "Esteemed Grandparent" campaign correspondence, War Chest Bulletins and Teachers' Information Manual: Los Angeles Area War Chest, WHAT Can I Do: The Citizen's Handbook for War and requests and proposals for Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) projects.
Other materials include Inter-Office Correspondence lists of community agencies to assist families during the Middle East Crisis, "Operation Desert Storm," Selective Service and You... brochures, Memorandum concerning Selective Service Information and Students' Rights, Draft Counseling and Educational Centers booklet and inter-office correspondence from Superintendent in response to critical inquiries about Senior High School Military Panel Presentations.
Box 2050, Folders 1-2, Box 2049, Folders 5-7

Warrants. 1939 June 27-1988 October 28.

Scope and Content

Bulk of materials consist of Financial Services Division Communications authorizing the Controller to draw warrants for payroll purposes.
Box 2050, Folder 3

Watchdog. 2004 January 5.

Scope and Content

One copy of the Watchdog: The Official Newsletter of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). According to its Mission Statement, the OIG promotes integrity and credibility in the District by conducting audits, investigations and reviews.
Box 2050, Folders 4-5

Weapons. 1959-2001.

Scope and Content

Bulletins concerning random metal detector searches and firearms policy, Superintendent Communications on the Venice High School and University High School Canine Detection Programs, the "Weapons" section of the District's Emergency Legal Procedures Handbook and A Start on Stopping School Weapons and Violence: Recommendations by the School Safety and Security Task Force.
Boxes 2051-2054

Weeks. 1930-2006.

Scope and Content

Board Resolutions, calendars and an instructional guide pertaining to District observance of special days, weeks and months to honor, recognize, appreciate and educate students, families and communities about select individuals, groups, cultures, epidemics, organizations, institutions and ideas.
Some examples are the following: Armed Forces Day, Women's Equality Day, Boys' Week, Know Your America Week, set up by an organization known as the The All-American Conference to Combat Communism, AIDS Education Month and African American History Month.
Boys' Week materials include a copies of Board Minutes and Superintendent's Advisory Council Notes that document an official communication concerning participation in Boys' Week which was sent out to administrators in the public schools with the following statement: "OFFICIALS MAKE THIS REQUEST: Do not send Colored, Japanese, or Chinese boys. Please assign real Americans."
Box 2055, Folder 1

Weighted Student Formula. 2003 December 1-2004 January 20.

Scope and Content

Special Board meeting materials on the Weighted Student Formula (WSF). The WSF is a method of distributing resources to schools that allows school sites more flexibility than the previous system, called the staffing ratios model.
Box 2055, Folders 2-8, Box 2056

Welfare. 1948-1997.

Scope and Content

Board Communications concerning agreements with the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles, correspondence regarding requests for a Health Education program, Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region Minutes, correspondence regarding the Welfare Planning Council's Conference on Childhood and Youth, California Department of Education working document on The Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act of 1996.
Publications include the following: Recommendations from the Assembly Conference on "Jobs for Youth in Los Angeles Area," Annual Report of the LAUSD Child Welfare and Attendance Branch, Divergent Youth, Suspensions, Referral Rooms and Social Adjustment Transfers, Third Annual Seminar Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles Juvenile Departments and The One Who Doesn't Fit: A Survey of the Problems of the "A" Pupil and Conditions Surrounding Him.
Box 2057, Folder 1

Whistleblower Protection Policy. 2002 January 22-2002 February 12.

Scope and Content

Office of the Inspector General Communication proposal that the Board adopt the attached Whistleblower Protection Policy designed to protect employees and others who report improper governmental activities from retaliation, reprisal or intimidation.
Box 2057, Folder 2

Winton Act. 1974-1989.

Scope and Content

Copies of Board Minutes and Committee Reports that cite requirements of the Winton Act which refers to employer-employee negotiations as "meet and confer" with no binding written agreements.
Box 2057, Folder 3

Wire Recordings. 1955 August 15.

Scope and Content

Transcription of Recording of Portion of Committee of the Whole Meeting on the Subject: Policies For the Administrative Organization and the Establishment of Elementary Schools, Centers, and Classes for Handicapped Children.
Box 2057, Folder 4

World Friendship. 1946-1947.

Scope and Content

Curriculum Division Bulletins and correspondence concerning the District's World Friendship Clubs. The World Friendship Committee was organized in January, 1926 by Superintendent Susan M. Dorsey to plan ways of increasing international understanding and good will on the part of boys and girls in the Los Angeles schools.
Box 2057, Folder 5

Work Experience Program. 1980 June 9-1993 October 18.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Communications concerning the District's contract with the County of Los Angeles for a Work Experience Program for disadvantaged youth who attend schools in the District and who reside outside the city limits of Los Angeles.
Box 2057, Folder 6

WorkForce Investment Act. 2001 March 13.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Report proposal that the Board approve revision to the attached delegation of authority concerning federal funding for various employment training programs. The Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) was the federal program which acted as the funding force. The program name changed to the WorkForce Investment Act (WIA).
Box 2057, Folder 7

Workforce LA School-To-Work Youth Academy. 1990 November 5-1990 November 19.

Scope and Content

Career and Continuing Education Report proposal that the District enter into a contract with the U.S. Department of Labor to develop and coordinate the Workforce LA School-To-Work Academy, a program combining academic and vocational experiences.
Box 2057, Folder 8

Work Permits. 1983 September 6.

Scope and Content

Bulletin regarding Entertainment Work Permits for pupils and independent study requirements for credit and attendance purposes.
Box 2057, Folder 9

Work Stoppage. 1989 May 5-1989 June 7.

Scope and Content

Memoranda and Inter-Office Correspondence on topics such as health benefits for striking employees, time-reporting instructions and questions and answers that may arise during work stoppages.
Box 2057, Folder 10

Year 2000 Steering Committee. 1997 December 1.

Scope and Content

Copy of a Board Resolution that delegates authority to a Year 2000 Steering Committee to set project direction, maintain project oversight and monitor progress for Year 2000 compliance, the District's top systems and programming priority.
Box 2057, Folder 11

YMCA. 2007 October 23.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Report from the Facilities Division which proposes that the Board authorize District staff to execute a Joint Use Lease Agreement with the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles for the development of mutually beneficial facilities on the University High School campus.
Box 2058

Youth Activities. 1935-1983.

Scope and Content

Excerpts of letters and a program from the District's Cavalcade of Youth program at the Hollywood Bowl and Bulletins on Defense Training Programs for National Youth Administration (N.Y.A.).
Materials also include Youth Services Program calendars, brochures and reports, correspondence, proposal and brochure for Sugar Ray Robinson's Youth Foundation, Advantages of Youth Services booklet and summary sheets for Groups Using Board of Education Athletic and Recreational Facilities on a Permit Basis.
Box 2059, Folder 1

Youth Centers. 2007 October 23.

Scope and Content

Facilities Services Division Board of Education Report proposal regarding the establishment of a Youth Center to facilitate after-school, evening and weekend services to "at risk" youth at Markham Middle School.
Box 2059, Folder 2

Youth Education. 1949 August 5-1959 July 17.

Scope and Content

Emergency Communication to the Committee of the Whole from Superintendent Stoddard regarding the establishment of a Youth Education Clinic at the Custer Avenue School to provide remedial services for junior and senior high school boys who require special services due to attendance issues and other "maladjustments" with school and community.
Box 2059, Folder 3

Youth Opportunities Unlimited. 1993 July 19.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report concerning the establishment of alternative high school, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU).
Box 2059, Folder 4

Youth Suicide Prevention Program. 1983-1991.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, Committee Communications and Suicide Prevention Unit Updates concerning the District's Youth Suicide Prevention Program.
Box 2059, Folders 5-8

Zoning. 1927-2001.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, Committee Reports and maps pertaining to city and county zoning ordinances and rezoning of District land and school sites.
Materials include an Official Atlas District Zoning Map of the City of Los Angeles as authorized by City Council and correspondence opposing the location of a mental hospital on Sepulveda Boulevard near Van Nuys High School.
 

Personnel. 1921-2000.

Scope and Content

The personnel records include documents generated by the Board and the Personnel Division that concern certificated and classified employees. Certificated employees are those for whom state educational credentials are prescribed by law. Classified employees are those for whom no definite educational credentials are required. Materials include copies of Board minutes, standing committee reports and correspondence pertaining to matters such as staff integration, salary, investigations, grievance procedures, reduction in force, employee organizations and collective bargaining.
 

Certificated. 1921-2000.

Box 2149, Box 2199, Folder 1

Absence. 1935-1973.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Memoranda and Controlling Division Bulletins pertaining to policies for involuntary and excused absences.
Box 2,149: (1935-1962).
Box 2,199: (1969-1973).
Box 2199, Folders 4-5, Box 2119, Folders 3-4

Adjustment Procedures. 1947 February 24-1985 June 17.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and excerpts from Minutes concerning grievances, transfers, reduction in force and Board Rules related to adjustment procedures involving plans for the adjustment of personal and professional problems.
Box 2,119: (1947-1970).
Box 2,199: (1971-1985).
Box 2190, Folders 1-2, Box 2212, Folders 5-6, Box 2119, Folder 5, Box 2120, Folders 1-2, Box 2200, Folder 1

Administrators. 1954 May 28-1996 July 15.

Scope and Content

Board Rules and policies related to the selection process, criteria and qualifications for administrative positions.
Box 2,119-2120: (1954-1971).
Box 2,190: (1971-1979).
Box 2,200: (1980-1996).
Box 2,212: (1977-1989).
Box 2199, Folders 2-3

Adult Education. 1939 May 15-1982 August 2.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communications concerning Adult Education teachers.
Box 2200, Folders 2-6

Advisers. 1965 July 18-1992 April 20.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning Adviser positions.
Box 2200, Folder 7

Affirmative Action. 1974 February 28-1976 December 9.

Scope and Content

Correspondence from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Watts Branch concerning the District's Publication #354 Racial and Ethnic Survey, Fall 1975 which it considered in violation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and its amendment of 1972. The NAACP recommended that the District adopt an affirmative action policy to balance employment between the ethnic minority and majority personnel. Materials also include a Superintendent's Communication presented to the Committee of the While regarding the proposed adoption of the attached Equal Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Program and correspondence of commendation from Women Educators (WE).
Box 2206, Folder 6

Age Limits. 1979 January 15-1986 June 23.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communications concerning Board Rules regarding employment age and continuance of employment.
Box 2150, Box 2201, Box 2120, Folders 5-6, Box 2121, Folders 1-4

Assignments. 1934 July 19-2000 June 13.

Scope and Content

Assignment policies and rules regarding the election, promotion and placement of employees such as principals, vice-principals, secondary teachers and junior college instructors.
Box 2,120-2121: (1934-1972).
Box 2,150: (1939-1975).
Box 2,201: (1934-2000).
Box 2202, Folder 4

Board Permit. 1989 August 11.

Scope and Content

Board Bulletin regarding the application and renewal of Board Permits which are granted by the Board to authorize teachers to teach subjects not included as part of their regular credential.
Box 2202, Folder 5

Career Increment. 1981 August 10-1981 August 24.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Report approving new Board Rule 4725, Establishment of Career Increment. Report includes this Board Rule as an attachment.
Box 2206, Folder 7

Citizenship. 1935 July 31-1970 June 4.

Scope and Content

Law and Rules Committee Communications updating Administrative Guide section which includes Citizenship of Certificated Employees.
Box 2188, Box 2152, Folders 1-3, Box 2151, Box 2202, Folders 6-7, Box 2121, Folders 5-6, Boxes 2122-2123

Classification. 1939 May 15-1998 January 7.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division and Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning the classification and reclassification of certificated personnel.
Box 2,121-2123: (1939-1976).
Box 2,151: (1976-1980).
Box 2,152: (1980-1983).
Box 2,188: (1983-1989).
Box 2,202: (1989-1998).
Box 2202, Folder 8

Coaches. 1999 February 9-1999 February 23.

Box 2202, Folder 9

Code. 1939 May 4-1961 July 3.

Scope and Content

Bulletins concerning new position class codes and Standing Committee Communications pertaining to modifications to assignment code bases. Assignment bases describe the different working periods during the year required for the performance of District work.
Box 2202, Folder 10

Code of Ethics. 1954-1962.

Scope and Content

Copies of the National Education Association's Proposed Basic Code of Ethics for the Education Profession, Code of Ethics for Government Service and Tentative Code of Ethics for the Association of Elementary School Administrators of Los Angeles.
Box 2203, Folder 1

Collective Bargaining. 1989-1995.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Reports concerning Memorandum of Understanding between the District and Associated Administrators of Los Angeles (AALA) and Policy Position Related to the District's Organizational Security Arrangement Proposal to United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA).
Box 2203, Folder 2

Committee on Assignments. 1989 September 11.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Bulletin concerning Committee on Assignments Authorization which provides additional instructional options and increases the flexibility in the assignment of teachers to meet either instructional needs or to enrich the instructional program.
Box 2124, Folder 1

C.P.R. Committee. 1921-1950.

Scope and Content

Reports and correspondence concerning the Compensation, Policies and Regulations (C.P.R.) Committee for certificated personnel.
Box 2203, Folders 3-4

Consultants. 1945 October 22-1989 August 3.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning consultant services.
Box 2203, Folders 5-6

Contracts. 1946 May13-1996 December 16.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, petitions and Board Rules concerning teacher contracts.
Box 2199, Folder 6, Box 2203, Folders 7-11, Box 2148, Folders 1-3, Box 2190, Folders 3-4

Coordinators. 1953 August 24-1996 October 21.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communications prepared for the Personnel and Schools Committee concerning approval on personnel action for Coordinator positions and Statements of Duties for various Coordinator positions.
Box 2,148: (1953-1978).
Box 2,190: (1979-1984).
Box 2,199: (1977-1989).
Box 2,203: (1984-1996).
Box 2153, Folders 1-3, Box 2204, Folder 1, Box 2152, Folders 3-4, Box 2191, Folders 1-2, Box 2154, Folders 3, Box 2124, Folders 2-3

Counselors. 1958 June 23-1992 March 9.

Scope and Content

Box 2,124: Committee Communications and Board Rules concerning counselor positions (1959-1974).
Box 2,152: Correspondence concerning the noon-duty aide program, Committee on Research Studies Non Duty-Aides Program Report and copies of the Los Angeles Elementary Teachers Club Board Presentation on Noon Time Activities (1958-1969).
Box 2,153 and 2,191: Personnel Division Communications recommending that actions be approved for counselor positions and Bulletins and Board Minutes describing the selection, assignment and responsibilities of counselors (1960-1985).
Box 2,154: Materials include the Personnel and Schools Committee Report which established the Counselor Aide Class and Committee Reports and Communications concerning the Counselor Aide Program (1973-1977).
Box 2,204: Committee of the Whole Reports concerning the election of counselors (1986-1992).
Box 2204, Folders 2-4, Box 2192

Credentials. 1934 October 18-2000 July 25.

Scope and Content

Administrative Guide Rules concerning county certificates, teaching credential requirements and specializations. Materials include eligibility lists of certificated employees available for assignments, proposals for credential waiver authorizations and reports of teacher assignments and credential authorizations.
Box 2,192: (1934-1986).
Box 2,204: (1972-2000).
Box 2153, Folders 4-5, Box 2204, Folders 5-6

Deans. 1972 August 24-1990 September 10.

Scope and Content

Communications prepared by the Personnel Division pertaining to approvals of Dean position elections at various school sites.
Box 2,153: (1972-1980).
Box 2,204: (1980-1990).
Box 2205, Folders 1-2, Box 2124, Folder 5

Degree Requirement. 1953 September 22-1975 October 23.

Scope and Content

Box 2,124: Correspondence of protest against the Board's new salary schedule which requires advanced degrees in order to attain the maximum teaching salary (1953-1954).
Box 2,205: Board Rules and Personnel Division Communications concerning degree requirements for certificated positions (1953-1975).
Box 2205, Folder 3

Demotions. 1972 February 24-1991 June 24.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports authorizing demotions, and excerpts from Board Minutes concerning Closed Session demotion actions.
Box 2205, Folder 4, Box 2124, Folder 4

Department Heads. 1936 August 12-1983 October 27.

Scope and Content

Box 2,124: Correspondence and excerpts from Minutes concerning the responsibility for the appointment of Department Chairmen at secondary schools (1936-1969).
Box 2,205: Suggested Responsibilities of Department Chairpersons Bulletin (1983).
Box 2205, Folder 5

Differentials. 1980 September 9-1992 March 6.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and Standing Committee Communications concerning salary differentials.
Box 2154, Folders 1-2, Box 2205, Folder 6

Directors & Presidents. 1946 June 27-1991 September 4.

Scope and Content

Box 2,154: Communications prepared by the Personnel Division pertaining to approvals of Director position elections at various school sites and Committee Reports concerning College Presidents (1946-1983).
Box 2,205: Communications prepared by the Personnel Division pertaining to approvals of Director position elections (1983-1991).
Box 2205, Folder 7, Box 2191, Folders 3-5, Boxes 2115-2117

Dismissals. 1934-1999.

Scope and Content

Board correspondence to employees concerning dismissals of certificated personnel at high schools and junior colleges for reasons such as reduction in enrollment, a male teacher impersonating a woman and "conditions beyond its control."
Materials include signed protest correspondence.
Box 2,115-2117: (1934-1947).
Box 2,191: (1935-1985).
Box 2,205: (1985-1999).
Box 2120, Folder 3

Elementary Administrator Development Program. 1964 September 1-1964 September 21.

Scope and Content

A description of the Elementary School Administrator Development Program and copies of applications for this professional development training program.
Box 2206, Folder 1

Eligible List. 1985 August 19-1990 June 15.

Scope and Content

Copies of unranked eligible lists of certificated employees.
Box 2206, Folder 2

Emergency Permits. 1996 August 5-1996 August 19.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communication proposal for Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators in order to utilize emergency teaching and services permits.
Box 2206, Folder 3

Emergency Teachers. 1996 August 5-1996 August 19.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communication proposal to request a waiver to exceed the 5% of emergency licensed teachers in any school.
Boxes 2172-2175

Employee Organizations. 1946-1982.

Scope and Content

Box 2,172: Employee Relations Council Operating Guide, correspondence from Los Angeles Teachers Association (LATA) and Affiliated Teacher Organizations of Los Angeles (ATOLA), LATA Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, lists of certificated employee organizations and The Crisis in Elementary Education: An Introduction to a Master Plan for Education by the Association of Elementary School Administrators (1946-1967).
Box 2,173: Correspondence related organizational records from the Council of Administrators and Supervisors of Los Angeles (CASLA), Professional Educators Los Angeles (PELA), Association of Classroom Teachers Los Angeles (ACT-LA), Secondary Teachers Organization of Los Angeles, Inc. (SeTO), Los Angeles Association of Secondary School Administrators (LASSA) and the California School Employees Association (CSEA) representing Unit A: Security (1962-1982).
Box 2,174: Summary of Joint Recommendations Los Angeles City Schools and The Certificated Employee Council, Special Reports from the Office of Staff Relations, correspondence from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Local 1021 and Negotiating Proposals of the Certificated Employee Council (1969-1976).
Box 2,175: Unified Negotiating Council and Certificated Employee Council Membership Audits (1966-1976).
Box 2206, Folder 4

Employees' Personal Property. 1974 June 13-1974 June 17.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report regarding changes to Board Rule 1672, Replacement or Repair of Employees' Personal Property.
Box 2206, Folder 5, Box 2131, Box 2156

Employment. 1936 March 30-1992 April 22.

Scope and Content

Box 2,131: Inter-Office Correspondence concerning reduction in force of certificated employees, policies and procedures, chart of types of classes and teachers, transcripts of grievance hearings and correspondence of protest and approval regarding the recommended demotion of Dr. Edwin Baldwin Angier, Director of the Clarence W. Pierce School of Agriculture (1939-1972).
Box 2,156: Materials include applications for positions, Personnel Division Communications concerning age limits, court cases involving the Dilworth Act, Board Rules requiring loyalty questions and the oath of allegiance and Teachers and Schools Committee Reports on residence requirements (1936-1978).
Box 2,206: Personnel and Schools Committee Communication regarding revisions to the District's Affirmative Action Program and Equal Opportunity Policy and Committee of the Whole Communications concerning Board Rule revisions (1972-1992).
Box 2206, Folder 8

Evaluations. 1981 April 1-1990 November 2.

Scope and Content

Bulletins regarding Guidelines for Stull Evaluation of Certificated Personnel.
Box 2207, Folders 1-3, Box 2133, Folders 1-3, Box 2206, Folders 9-12

Examinations. 1936 January 8-1995 January 23.

Scope and Content

Box 2,133: Committee Communications and Board Rules, policies and procedures concerning examination procedures for employees seeking promotion. Materials also include records for individual cases (1936-1968).
Box 2,206: Transcripts of wire recordings of Board meeting discussions of teacher examination procedures and copies of Board Resolutions and Standing Committee Communications concerning examination procedures (1953-1995).
Box 2,207: Personnel Division Communications concerning fees, fingerprints, photographs and experience portions of teacher examinations (1936-1972).
Box 2207, Folder 4

Fringe Benefits. 1967 May 15-1997 June 2.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Communications and correspondence concerning fringe benefits for teachers.
Box 2207, Folder 5

Grievance Procedure. 1984 November 9-1991 November 4.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report and Bulletin concerning grievance procedures.
Box 2207, Folder 6

Hardship Appeal. 1977 May 26-1977 June 20.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report with attached Teacher Integration Program. This Program includes a hardship appeal procedure for teachers who wish to file a written declaration of hardship to request exemption from a mandatory transfer.
Box 2207, Folder 7, Box 2193, Folders 1-2

Health Exams. 1935 August 7-1983 April 25.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Board Rules concerning health standards and physician exams regarding approval of applicants for District employment and Bulletins concerning students and employees with AIDS/HIV infection.
Box 2148, Folder 8

Hillman's Proposed Reorganization. 1953-1971.

Scope and Content

Materials include a transcript of a wire recording from the Committee of the Whole meeting presentation by Mr. Hillman on his proposed reorganization of the District's administration, Survey Proposal of the District's Organization and Management, Organization Charts, Report of Certificated Salary Survey and a copy of a salary schedule survey which compares maximum salaries of administration positions in twenty large California school districts.
Box 2207, Folder 8

Holiday. 1979 October 15-1991 September 4.

Scope and Content

Board Rules and Memoranda regarding holidays.
Box 2207, Folders 9-10

Hours. 1937-1990.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Memoranda pertaining to work hours, assignments and time off.
Box 2120, Folder 4

Informals and Wire Recordings. 1952 September 25-1953 September 24.

Scope and Content

Tentative Communication to Committee of the Whole regarding Elementary Teacher Recruitment and Selection Policies, Personnel Division correspondence related to the dismissal of probationary certificated employees, Inter-Office correspondence on policies and practices relative to the probationary period for new teachers and adjustment procedures and transcripts of wire recordings from Board meetings and Committee of the Whole meeting notes concerning grievance procedures.
Box 2208, Folders 1-4

In-Service Training. 1979-1992.

Scope and Content

Districtwide In-Service Education Classes catalogs and Committee of the Whole Communications concerning agreements for in-service training programs.
Box 2133, Folders 4-5, Box 2132

Institute. 1936-1972.

Scope and Content

Box 2,132: Bulletins, announcements and Committee Communications concerning the Institute for Certificated Personnel, an annual professional development program for teachers.
Box 2,133: Protest correspondence concerning the discontinuance of the Teachers' Institute and the addition of five days to the school year. Memos, Committee Reports and transcripts of Board Minutes concerning the finality of these decisions by Board action.
Box 2207, Folder 12

Internship. 1968 January 20-1994 June 20.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Communications and District correspondence concerning the District Internship Program for teacher training, Administrative Interns and UCLA Interns.
Box 2193, Folders 3-4, Box 2157

Investigations. 1953 May 7-1987 March 30.

Scope and Content

Box 2,157: Case files on individual employees which include the following: legal action against the Board on behalf of an employee alleging racial discrimination, charge for dismissal of an employee for striking her pupils over the course of three years at Berendo, Gage and Stevenson Junior High Schools and settlement of claim for back salary and benefits for a secondary teacher suspended and given notice of dismissal for violation of the Levering and Dilworth Acts (1953-1975).
Box 2,193: Investigations of certificated employees and Personnel and Schools Committee Communications concerning dismissals. Materials include a copy of Claim of Abraham Minkus vs. Los Angeles Board of Education and Claim of Serril Gerber vs. Los Angeles Board of Education, tenured teachers who were fired by the Board as a result of the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings. Materials also include a full page advertisement in favor of Sal Castro, "The Brown Socrates" remaining at Lincoln High School (1968-1987).
Box 2208, Folder 5

Ladder. 1996 October 7.

Scope and Content

The Ladder: Information For and About Paraeducators Pursuing Teaching Degrees newsletter.
Box 2208, Folder 6

Layoffs. 1975 June 12-1982 May 24.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports and correspondence concerning certificated personnel layoffs.
Box 2208, Folders 7-10, Box 2209, Folders 1-11, Box 2118, Box 2134, Box 2197, Folders 1-2, Box 2268, Box 2154, Folders 4-5, Box 2162, Box 2155

Leave of Absence. 1930 January 6-1999 June 3.

Scope and Content

Leave of Absence request forms, correspondence, reports and Board Rules related to sabbatical, illness, acts of violence, family care, jury duty, maternity and military service.
Box 2,118: (1936-1966).
Box 2,134: (1932-1971).
Box 2,154: (1942-1975).
Box 2,155: (1930-1980).
Box 2,162: (1972-1976).
Box 2,197: (1976-1987).
Box 2,208: (1975-1991).
Box 2,209: (1970-1999).
Box 2,268: Materials pertain to civilian defense leaves, military leave rules, County Counsel opinions on military service, military service deferment and military advisers in high schools which includes A Brief Summary of Armed Forces - Los Angeles Senior High School Relations (1936-1978).
Box 2209, Folder 12

Librarians. 1990 June 11-1992 March 9.

Scope and Content

Board of Education Report and Committee of the Whole Report regarding Reduction-In-Force of Librarians.
Box 2209, Folders 13-14

Management. 1980 June 16-1996 November 4.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Communications concerning Reduction-In-Force of management employees and related Board Rules.
Box 2210, Folder 1

Master Teacher Program. 1984 January 13.

Scope and Content

Inter-office correspondence concerning the District's Master Teacher Program.
Box 2148, Folder 4

Medical. 1962 July 12-1962 July 19.

Scope and Content

Excerpts of Board Minutes regarding allocations and reallocations for the certificated classes related to medical care at school sites.
Box 2210, Folder 2

Medical Examiner. 1983 February 11-1983 March 14.

Scope and Content

Job posting for Senior Medical Examiner position and Committee of the Whole Communication concerning its reduction-in-force.
Box 2148, Folder 5

Needs Requests. 1962 May 28-1962 November 19.

Scope and Content

Correspondence from professional associations to the Board concerning teacher and pupil needs.
Box 2135

Negotiating Council (Unified). 1965 October 21-1969 June 23.

Scope and Content

The Unified District Negotiating Council adopted as part of its official position on November 9, 1967, that it is the only representative of employee organizations authorized to meet and negotiate regarding matters such as employment conditions, employer-employee relations, educational objectives and curriculum.
Materials include Minutes of the Negotiating Council, the Council's Standing Rules of Order and a copy of Eleven Vital Steps for the 1970s: An Appraisal of the Los Angeles City Unified School District's Preparation Salary Schedule and Related Matters.
Box 2216, Folder 3, Box 2210, Folders 3-4

Nepotism. 1931 July 3-1971 December 6.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communications concerning modifications to the Board's nepotism rule, correspondence and Standing Committee notes regarding individual cases including the so-called "spouse" ruling.
Box 2210, Folder 5

Nonschool Positions. 1990 August 10.

Scope and Content

Memorandum concerning a nonschool position freeze.
Boxes 2136-2137, Boxes 2158-2159, Box 2210, Folders 7-8

Norms. 1935-1997.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, schedules and tables related to enrollment, class sizes and number of teachers and class loads tabulated during the first months of each school year. These factors among others such as reports on overcrowded sites and over-under teachered sites assist the Board with establishing norms for school sites.
Box 2,136: (1935-1953).
Box 2,137: (1954-1968).
Box 2,158: Includes "Urgent Needs of Mid-City Secondary Schools" Board presentations (1968-1972).
Box 2,159: Includes parental correspondence concerning bilingual teachers, overcrowding and busing for integration and a 1948-1949 Number of Full-Time Teaching Staff Positions Summarized by District Report (1972-1979).
Box 2,210: (1979-1997).
Box 2210, Folder 6, Box 2215, Folders 6-7

Nurses. 1954 March 19-1999 May 25.

Scope and Content

Copy of Board Resolution to increase the number of credentialed school nurse positions, requests for additional nurses and petitions for the restoration of school nurse positions.
Box 2210, Folder 9

Outside Employment. 1938 June 20-1963 May 27.

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning teachers holding other jobs after regular school assignments.
Box 2128, Folder 5

Petitions to the Board. 1969 May 8.

Scope and Content

Petitions signed by certificated employees and presented to the Board by Larry Sibelman.
Petitioners ask the Board to take the following action if the tax measure on the April ballot fails to obtain the necessary vote of the electorate: 1.) No cuts in the educational program; 2.) Implement the AFT proposal for a fully-funded retirement program; 3.) Obtain money from state surplus for educational programs; and 4.) Lobby for legislative action to change the method of financing schools to relieve the tax burden of residential property owners.
Box 2210, Folders 11-13, Box 2119, Folders 1-2

Physical Examinations. 1933 April 3-1985 June 17.

Scope and Content

Authorizations and correspondence with doctors concerning physical examinations of certificated employees who are over 65 years of age.
Materials also include correspondence concerning chest x-rays for tuberculosis examinations.
Box 2210, Folder 10

Physicians. 1990 March 12-1990 October 15.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communication concerning the establishment of the Senior Physician class and an Educational Development and Student Life Committee Communication concerning the reorganization of physician services and student medical services.
Box 2213, Folder 8

Point System. 1949 September 8-1983 June 20.

Scope and Content

Board Rules, excerpts from Minutes and Standing Committee Communications related to the District's salary point system. A point as determined in the salary schedule is unit of measurement of preparation, training or special service. Accumulation of points allows employees to advance on the salary schedule
Box 2189, Box 2202, Folders 2-3, Box 2129, Boxes 2160-2161, Box 2163, Box 2194, Box 2210, Folder 14, Boxes 2125-2126

Principal and Vice Principal. 1934 September 24-1999 June 22.

Scope and Content

Box 2,125-2126: Materials include form letters to new principals, bulletins regarding filing applications for evaluation of of principals and vice principals, The Probationary Teacher: A Handbook of Information for Principals, Annual Report from the Los Angeles Junior High School Principals' Association, protest correspondence against the transfer of principals, petitions for the removal, appointment and retention of principals, policies and procedures for the selection of administrators (1934-1971).
Box 2,129: Transcripts of statements in opposition to budget cuts in elementary school principal assignments, community correspondence concerning the appointment and retention of principals and petitions against part-time principals due to budget cuts (1971-1975).
Box 2,160-2161: Correspondence concerning the John Adams Junior High School Principal and the Pacoima Elementary School Principal (1975-1982).
Box 2,163 and 2,189: Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning the approval of Assistant Principal elections, petitions for the retention of the Luther Burbank Junior High School Assistant Principal (1974-1988).
Box 2,194 and 2,210: Standing Committee Reports and Communications pertaining to the elections of Principals (1983-1995).
Box 2,202: Standing Committee Reports and Communications pertaining to the elections of Assistant Principals (1988-1999).
Box 2211, Folder 1, Box 2216, Folder 4

Professional Development Plan. 1988 April 25-1991 February 4.

Scope and Content

Copies of District Intern Professional Development Plan proposals.
Box 2211, Folder 2

Professional Growth Activities. 1990 November 5-1990 November 19.

Scope and Content

Educational Development and Student Life Committee Communication concerning the proposed use of pupil free days for professional growth activities.
Box 2211, Folder 3

Proficiency Test Requirements. 1982 March 1-1982 December 6.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports and Communications concerning personnel proficiency requirements.
Box 2211, Folder 4

Promotions. 1967 December 19-1985 October 21.

Scope and Content

Report of a Study of Certificated Promotional Policies and Procedures, A Description of the Elementary School Administrator Development Program and copies of related Board Rules.
Box 2196, Folder 3

Rating-In. 1934 August 23-1972 June 12.

Scope and Content

Committee Reports and Communications concerning employees' rating in on the salary schedule for approved training and experience.
Box 2196, Folders 1-2, Box 2211, Folder 5

Ratings. 1952 January 7-1992 July 28.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports, proposals and correspondence concerning the performance evaluation and assessment of certificated employees. Individual cases include correspondence from teachers who received unsatisfactory ratings for reasons such as teaching religion and morality and for paddling students.
Box 2195, Box 2211, Folders 6-9

Recruitment. 1945-1993.

Scope and Content

Box 2,195: Correspondence, Bulletins and Reports concerning teacher recruitment including a Report on Current Certificated Salaries in California Cities and in Larger United States Cities. Materials include Board meeting Minutes which document a presentation on teacher recruitment with attached comparative salary and education graphs. Records also include teacher recruitment brochures, pamphlets, booklets and articles (1948-1966).
Box 2,211: Copy of "Permanently Injured" by Edmund Bradley, a booklet on the District's educational inequities and the Afro-American community, District Teacher Recruitment Program publications, an organization survey of the Personnel Division's Recruitment and Examination Section and a copy of the Board's Annual Report of 1903-1904 regarding the selection of new teachers (1945-1993).
Box 2212, Folders 1-3

Reduction In Force. 1980 February 11-1993 October 4.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports concerning Reduction In Force notices for employee terminations.
Box 2212, Folder 4

Reemployment. 1991 June 3.

Scope and Content

Copy of a Board Resolution concerning the reemployment of District employees who were terminated as a result of a reduction in force.
Box 2196, Folder 4

Registrars. 1966 June 6-1974 August 15.

Scope and Content

Presentation to the Board by the Los Angeles City Schools Registrars' Association, correspondence and petitions urging the retention of Registrars at various school sites.
Box 2212, Folders 7-8

Reinstatement. 1940 December 26-1966 November 21.

Scope and Content

Board Rules, correspondence and eligibility lists concerning the reinstatement of elementary and secondary teachers.
Box 2202, Folder 1

Reports - Operations. 1957-1961.

Scope and Content

Memoranda, Reports and Bulletins from the Personnel Division, Operations Branch.
Box 2198, Folders 1-2, Box 2180, Box 2213, Folders 1-3

Resignations. 1951 May 14-1992 June 25.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports which recommend approval of resignations, most of which are for retirement.
Box 2,180: (1951-1984).
Box 2,198: (1984-1987).
Box 2,213: (1987-1992).
Box 2213, Folders 4-7, Box 2139, Box 2140, Folders 3-4

Retirement - State. 1936 August 24-2000 April 25.

Scope and Content

Correspondence requesting the Board to fully fund the teachers' retirement system, reports concerning the State Teachers' Retirement System, proposals for retirement benefit improvements, proposed study of the District Retirement System and Summary prepared by the Personnel Division of Retirement and Related Benefits for Certificated Employees.
Box 2,139: (1936-1972).
Box 2,140: (1972-1974).
Box 2,213: (1974-2000).
Box 2214, Box 2215, Folders 1-5, Boxes 2181-2186, Boxes 2142-2146, Boxes 2176-2179

Salary. 1929-2000.

Scope and Content

Box 2,142: Salary rates, charts, policies, classifications, requests for adjustments, salary proposals from various associations, Los Angeles Teachers Association Analysis of Certificated Salary Practices in Los Angeles City Schools, Personnel Division Salary Survey Data for Determination of Certificated Salaries (1935-1959).
Box 2,143: Salaries for Teachers Survey presented to the Board by Affiliated Teacher Organizations of Los Angeles, correspondence from the Negotiating Council to the Board regarding the continuation of Friday paydays and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Bulletins including AFT Local 1021, "Why Teachers Need a Salary Reallocation Upward" (1953-1966).
Box 2,144: Press releases on salary increases, Inter-Office Correspondence from Superintendent Crowther to the Board regarding teacher walkout, report from the Los Angeles School Counselors' Association, press releases announcing the results of an independent appraisal of the District's teacher salary structure and letters of protest from community college instructors (1966-1968).
Box 2,145: Salary schedules, rates, in-service training reviews, Board Rules, policies, applications and charts related to the District's salary point system. A point as determined in the salary schedule is unit of measurement of preparation, training or special service. Accumulation of points allows employees to advance on the salary schedule (1946-1974).
Box 2,146: Distribution tables of Principals, Vice-Principals and Teachers' Salary Schedules, correspondence concerning fees for point projects, In-Service Education Catalogues of Projects and Schedules of Point Projects (1938-1963).
Box 2,176-2178: Board Rules, correspondence, proposals and reports pertaining to salary rates, schedules, and increases and reductions (1968-1976).
Box 2,179: Personnel Division Communications concerning Allocation Rules to salary schedules and Committee of the Whole Reports regarding agreements for in-service teacher trainings (1944-1978).
Box 2,181-2185: Correspondence, Standing Committee Reports and Communications regarding salary schedules, rates and a salary increase petition and report to the Board from Affiliated Teacher Organizations of Los Angeles (1929-1979).
Box 2,186: Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning salary schedules, Salary Survey Reports, copy of a teachers' salary opinion poll and individual legal cases and investigations (1954-1974).
Box 2,214: Board Rule regarding progressive advancement within the class for employees in positions requiring certification qualifications, Law and Rules Committee Communication concerning salary step advancement and a School-Based Administrator Compensation Study (1938-2000).
Box 2,215: Salary schedules and rates (1973-1989).
Box 2164, Folders 1-4

Salary Survey. 1946 June 5-1965 January 25.

Scope and Content

Certificated Salary Survey Reports, Certificated Survey Data for Determination of Certificated Salaries and Affiliated Teacher Organizations of Los Angeles (ATOLA) Salary Requests for Certificated Employees.
Box 2164, Folder 5

Saturday Classes. 1945 August 13-1969 July 7.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communications concerning Saturday classes.
Box 2215, Folder 8

Seniority. 1981 January 5-1981 February 9.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Communications concerning the validation of personnel seniority data.
Box 2164, Folder 10

Social Worker. 1959 April 6-1960 March 14.

Scope and Content

Business Division Communications recommending that the Board enter into an agreement with the University of Southern California for a program of supervised field experience for University students working toward a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in Social Work.
Box 2215, Folder 9

Sojourn Employees. 1987 August 24.

Scope and Content

Copy of a Board Resolution concerning the employment of sojourn certificated employees for bilingual teaching positions.
Box 2197, Folders 3-4, Box 2216, Folders 1-2

Specialist. 1980 September 15-1991 August 5.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communications and Committee of the Whole Reports concerning elections and reduction in force for Specialist positions.
Box 2215, Folder 10

Special Reports - Meet and Confer Sessions. 1973 April 26-1993 April 5.

Scope and Content

LAUSD generated reports focused on the issues and proposals discussed during deliberations between the District and the Certificated Employee Council.
Box 2148, Folder 6

Specifications. 1962 May 28-1962 June 25.

Scope and Content

Personnel and School Committee Communications concerning specifications for class of Junior College President.
Box 2165, Box 2216, Folder 5

Staff Integration. 1975 December 1-1986 August 21.

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning the District's voluntary Staff Integration program adopted by the Board on January 6, 1975, Staff Integration Proposal as required by the Office of Civil Rights during a meeting with the District on March 5, 1976 to balance teaching staff on the basis of ethnicity, petitions and correspondence regarding this mandatory transfer of teachers.
Box 2216, Folders 6-7, Box 2127, Box 2147

Strikes. 1970 January 12-1993 February 15.

Scope and Content

Box 2,127: Petitions and correspondence concerning a teacher's strike which include a copy of a letter from twenty-four student body presidents to the Board, Governor Ronald Reagan and the California State Legislature which describes the gradual deterioration of the schools and supports the teachers on strike. Materials also include a copy of a negotiating package between United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles City Schools (1970 Jan.-Apr.).
Box 2,147: Petitions from non-striking teachers and concerned citizens in support of the Board's opposition to the UTLA strike, correspondence from students asking for their teachers back, copy of Agreement Between the District and the Negotiating Council and Strike Information Bulletins from Superintendent Kelly (1970 May-July).
Box 2,216: LAUSD Message to All Certificated Employees Regarding Threatened UTLA Boycott of Grading Duties, correspondence from UTLA and students expressing their feelings about the strike (1970-1993).
Box 2138, Box 2140, Folders 1-2, Box 2128, Folders 1-4

Substitutes and Probationary. 1935 September 12-1975 March 24.

Scope and Content

Policies and Board Rules concerning salary schedules for substitute teachers and probationary employees.
Box 2,128: (1935-1964).
Box 2,138: (1964-1973).
Box 2,140: (1973-1975).
Box 2216, Folder 9, Box 2140, Folder 5, Box 2170, Folders 1-4

Supervisors. 1945 September 10-1992 June 25.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communications concerning the classification and reclassification of Supervisors, Board Rules, Statements of Duty and correspondence regarding budget cuts and the elimination of supervisory staff.
Box 2,140: (1945-1964).
Box 2,170: (1964-1980).
Box 2,216: (1980-1992).
Box 2170, Folders 5-6, Box 2171

Survey. 1959 October 15-1968 September 5.

Scope and Content

Administrative Survey Report, Progress Report on the Superintendent's Survey of Administration and Supervision Within the Los Angeles City School System, transcriptions of Board meeting discussions on the aforementioned Superintendent's Survey, "Decentralizing Administrative Functions in Large School Districts" text of paper, Structure Charts and Organizing For Tomorrow's Educational Needs: Report Upon Survey of Administration and Supervision Within the Los Angeles City School System.
Box 2164, Folder 6

Tape Recording. 1973 November 28-1973 December 6.

Scope and Content

Correspondence to Board President Bardos from United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) President Bob Unruhe requesting that administrators cease and desist from taping classroom teachers and children without proper consent and that eavesdropping on the part of administrators be subject to immediate dismissal.
Box 2141, Box 2198, Folders 3-4, Box 2216, Folder 8, Box 2187, Boxes 2217-2220, Box 2130, Boxes 2166-2169

Teachers. 1935 January 21-1999 June 29.

Scope and Content

Box 2,130: Correspondence urging guarantees for all teachers such as fully paid sabbatical leave, health and dental plan, personal and sick leave and class size reduction. Materials also include letters and surveys presented to the Board from faculty associations regarding teacher contracts. Faculty surveys of services withheld if teachers do not receive a written contract include the following responses: 1.) Withhold services in September; 2.) Strike; 3.) Take sick leave; 4.) Take personal leave; and 5.) Accept terms of Board (1937-1969).
Box 2,141: Teachers' Aides materials include petitions from a Community Support Group urging reinstatement of an Aide, salary tables and correspondence concerning a comprehensive evaluation of the L.A. City Schools Education Aide Program by an educational research, development and evaluation services consulting firm (1965-1975).
Box 2,166: Correspondence of support for Sal Castro from Lincoln Heights merchants, community members and parents, a copy of "Los Angeles . . . We Must Rule the Schools!" publication and a Students Talk Against Militant Pressure (STAMP) flyer demanding that all Brown Berets and outsiders get off campus and leave Lincoln High alone. Materials also include Superintendent Johnston's Progress Report on the voluntary and mandatory plans for the racial and ethnic balance of certificated staff (1946-1974).
Box 2,167: Adopted Personnel and Schools Committee Report and attached certificated Staff Integration program proposal, copies of Miramonte School parents and community petition to Judge Paul Egly requesting relief from overcrowding, restoration of terminated teachers and P.S.A. counselor, correspondence supporting Dr. Nava's statements before Judge Egly regarding District teachers which includes samples of racist slurs made by Area A certificated personnel and recorded by a Bandini Street School Chicano teacher and booklet, Teacher Recognition and Morale: A Beginning (1974-1982).
Box 2,168: Correspondence, proposals, reports and Board member statements concerning the Teacher Transfer Policy and the integration of District teachers. Materials also include a file on reserve teachers, correspondence regarding a march and demonstration from the Plaza near Olvera Street to the Administrative offices in support of Sal Castro and petitions against the Board's decision to readmit Castro to his classroom (1951-1969).
Box 2,169: Policies, Board Rules, petitions and statements to the Board concerning salary schedules for substitute teachers and probationary employees and Personnel Division Communications regarding Specialist positions (1965-1980).
Box 2,187: Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning Teachers' Aides and Assistants including historical information on Education and Instructional Aides classifications (1959-1986).
Box 2,198: Report of teacher assignments and credential authorizations, memorandum on Stull evaluations and copies of addresses to the Board on Lack of Air Conditioning in Classrooms and Positive Motivation and a Better School District (1982-1988).
Box 2,216: Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning student teacher programs (1966-1975).
Box 2,217-2220: Materials concerning the following teaching positions: adult education, auxiliary, bilingual, children's center, conditional, coordinating training, demonstration, displaced, driver training, exchange, educationally handicapped, trainees, District Interns, mentor, music, physical education, probationary, provisional, replacement, resource, special education, studio, substitute, summer, temporary, Urban Classroom and year-round (1935-1999).
Box 2207, Folder 11

Teacher Time. 1962 June 18-1968 August 22.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Communications and related correspondence concerning teacher time out of the classroom and supplemental pay for teachers as compensation of extra curricular leadership in secondary schools.
Box 2164, Folder 9

Terminology. 1946-February 25-1961 August 17.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Communications concerning terminology clarifications such as the definition of a working day for head teachers in Child Care Centers and modification of status and salary schedule designations for certificated assignments.
Box 2221, Folder 1

Unpaid Days/Time. 1990 June 29-1993 January 21.

Scope and Content

Inter-office correspondence and memoranda concerning furlough plans and unpaid time.
Box 2221, Folder 2

Unsatisfactory Performance. 1984 February 21.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communication concerning new Board Rule 1975: Probationary Certificated Dismissal Procedure.
Box 2221, Folders 3-4

Vacation. 1935 January 25-1999 May 25.

Scope and Content

Board Rules, correspondence and Standing Committee Communications concerning vacation and payment.
Box 2148, Folder 7

Visiting Days. 1948 January 15-1948 January 27.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report and Superintendent's Bulletin regarding the reestablishment of visiting days for teachers. Visiting Days were suspended during the war and the return of this practice allows teachers to visit another school or educational program for a partial or full day once a year without loss of pay.
Box 2164, Folder 8

War Emergency Teachers. 1939 May 15-1951 August 9.

Scope and Content

Personnel Bulletins and Communications concerning the status and benefits of War Emergency teachers.
Box 2164, Folder 7

Welfare Teachers. 1946 June 27-1956 June 18.

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning the salary differential granted to some teachers in Welfare Schools and not to others. Welfare Classes and Welfare Schools were designed by the District to meet the educational needs of emotionally disturbed and/or maladjusted pupils.
Box 2221, Folder 5

Workshops. 1956 February 6-1985 July 15.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Communications concerning agreements for staff development workshops.
 

Classified. 1925-2000.

Box 2272, Folder 1

Accounting Series. 1980 September 2-1990 January 16.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communications concerning approvals of classification actions pertaining to the Accounting Series.
Box 2272, Folder 5

Administrator. 1985 November 18-1992 June 25.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Reports and Communications concerning senior management positions.
Box 2279, Folder 14, Box 2272, Folders 2-4

Administrative Analysis and Assistance Series. 1983 May 9-1990 December 3.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communications concerning approvals of classification actions pertaining to the Administrative Analysis and Assistance Series.
Box 2272, Folder 6

Affirmative Action Program. 1975 April 21-1977 October 10.

Scope and Content

Copy of the Affirmative Action Program and Equal Opportunity Policy for District personnel.
Box 2272, Folder 7

Age Limits. 1985 April 18-1986 June 23.

Scope and Content

Amendments to Board and Personnel Commission Rules concerning age limits for employment.
Box 2275, Folder 10, Box 2272, Folders 8-9

Aides. 1973 March 1-1992 June 15.

Scope and Content

Box 2,272: Bulletins, Memoranda and Standing Committee Reports concerning classroom aides (1973-1992).
Box 2,275: Memoranda and correspondence concerning Education Aides (1978-1985).
Box 2272, Folder 10

Analyst. 1988 April 18-1990 June 28.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports concerning the following positions: Senior Planning Analyst, Affirmative Action Analyst and Senior Energy Conservation Analyst.
Box 2272, Folders 11-12

Apprentice. 1957-1990.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning apprenticeship training agreements and the District's apprentice program including NAACP correspondence about the participation of Negroes in this program.
Box 2273, Folder 1

Architectural and Engineering Series. 1983 May 2-1990 November 19.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports concerning Architectural and Engineering Series classification actions.
Box 2273, Folders 2-5, Box 2275, Folders 3-8, Box 2274, Folder 4

Assignments. 1935 October 3-1992 September 1.

Scope and Content

Box 2,273-2274: Bulletins, Memoranda and Standing Committee Reports concerning assignment bases and procedures (1935-1991).
Box 2,275: Standing Committee Reports for the following assignments: limited term, long-term substitutes, provisional, multiple, Civic Center and concurrent (1937-1992).
Box 2274, Folder 11

Audio Visual Aids Series. 1986 November 17-1986 November 24.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning approval of Audio Visual Aids Series classification actions.
Box 2274, Folder 12

Auditor. 1990 January 8-1990 January 16.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Report concerning establishment of auditor class.
Box 2274, Folder 13

Broadcasting Series. 1989 August 21-1989 August 28.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning approval of Broadcasting Series classification actions.
Box 2274, Folder 15

Business and Administrative Series. 1983 May 9-1993 June 28.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning approval of Business and Administrative Series classification actions.
Box 2282, Folders 4-6

Chauffeurs. 1935 October 7-1991 August 25.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports regarding chauffeur service for the Superintendent and Board members. Chauffeur (sergeant-at-arms) class descriptions, transcript of a portion of a Personnel Commission discussion of racial discrimination in the classification of chauffeurs and a Daily News article, "Private Errands at Public Cost: L.A. School Board Using Drivers on Personal Tasks."
Boxes 2235-2236, Box 2266, Box 2274, Folder 16, Box 2281, Folders 14-15, Box 2282, Folders 1-2, Boxes 2260-2262, Box 2270, Folders 2-6, Boxes 2222-2227

Classification and Salary. 1936-1990.

Scope and Content

Box 2,222-2225: Working Rules and Bylaws of the Classified Employee Relations Council, List of Recognized Classified Organizations, Organization Charts and Standing Committee Communications concerning the establishment of classifications, salary schedules and rates (1936-1967).
Box 2,226: Individual employee cases concerning matters such as incompetency investigations, salary disputes and discrimination. Cases are organized alphabetically by last name of employee (1937-1942).
Box 2,227, 2,235-2236: Standing Committee Communications concerning salary rates, amendment to Personnel Commission Rules, classifications and reclassifications of positions (1958-1969).
Box 2,260: Class Title and Salary Schedule Summaries, salary payment corrections and requests for classification and salary studies (1947-1982).
Box 2,261-2262: Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning salary rates, adjustments, classifications and reclassifications of positions (1969-1980).
Box 2,266: Personnel Commission Communications concerning reclassification of positions and classes, abolishment of classes, reallocation of classes and Personnel Commission Rule amendments. Materials include a list of class titles and salary rates (1979-1987).
Box 2,270: Class Title and Salary Schedules and Class Titles and Salary Rates Manuals and Updates (1976-1990).
Box 2,274: Standing Committee Reports (1987-1996).
Box 2,281: Class Titles and Salary Schedules (1965-1971).
Box 2,282: Class Titles and Salary Schedules (1970-19777).
Box 2280, Folder 16

Class Promotion. 1963 January 2-1984 November 19 .

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission amendments to promotion rule and District publications concerning lines of promotion for classified service careers.
Box 2275, Folders 1-2, Box 2248, Folders 3-4, Box 2274, Folder 3, Box 2249, Folders 1-4, Box 2229, Folders 1-3

Clerks. 1935 August 26-1990 November 19.

Scope and Content

Memoranda and Standing Committee Communications concerning equipment, salaries and duties of clerical positions.
Box 2,229: (1935-1977).
Box 2,248: (1977-1982).
Box 2,249: Reports on reserve clerical positions and clerical norms (1935-1970).
Box 2,274: Bulletins regarding clerical norms for elementary schools and community adult schools (1983-1989).
Box 2,275: Standing Committee Reports concerning the Clerical Series (1982-1990).
Box 2274, Folder 5

Communications and Records Series. 1982 August 23-1984 October 1.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning approval of Communications and Records Series classification actions.
Box 2274, Folder 6, Box 2278, Folder 11

Confidential. 1984 January 19-1986 August 25.

Scope and Content

Salary rates for confidential classes and Committee of the Whole Communications concerning investigator positions.
Box 2274, Folder 8

Construction, Maintenance and Repair Series. 1982 October 11-1989 September 11.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning approval of Construction, Maintenance and Repair Series classification actions.
Box 2274, Folder 7

Coordinator. 1986 July 28-1989 January 23.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning coordinator positions.
Box 2239, Box 2274, Folders 9, 14

Custodians. 1925 January 26-1992 July 29.

Scope and Content

Custodial and Gardening Standards Report of a Study, Bulletins on custodial duties, Los Angeles Times article on five employees who signed a recording contract with Capitol Records as "The Custodians," correspondence requesting custodians and protesting cutbacks, Custodial Standards and Allotments Report, Building and Grounds Worker class description and Personnel and Schools Committee Reports regarding approval of Custodial and Ground Operations Series classification actions.
Box 2273, Folder 6

Data Processing Series. 1982 August 9-1989 January 23.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning Data Processing Series classification actions.
Box 2273, Folder 7

Demotions. 1978 August 7-1999 October 12.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Reports concerning demotion approvals.
Box 2274, Folder 1

Differential. 1979 October 29-1990 August 13.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, Memoranda and Standing Committee Reports concerning salary differentials.
Box 2274, Folder 2

Director. 1982 May 24-1990 September 17.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports concerning Director positions.
Box 2275, Folder 9

Disciplinary Action. 1980-1991.

Scope and Content

Copies of Business Division booklet, A Positive Approach to Classified Employee Discipline which includes sections such as "Can Arrested Employees Remain on the Job?," "Refusal to Do Work Not in the Job Description" and "Don't Pass the Buck."
Box 2275, Folder 11, Box 2228, Folders 1-2

Eligibility Lists. 1934 September 11-1971 June 3.

Scope and Content

Eligibility lists for various assignment areas and copies of related Personnel Commission Rules.
Box 2278, Folder 5, Box 2249, Folders 5-13, Box 2240, Box 2276, Folders 2-4

Employment. 1934 November 8-1993 January 13.

Scope and Content

Box 2,240: Amendments of Board Rules concerning areas such as assignment, promotion, seniority and transfers and Engineers and Architects Association correspondence in opposition to "rating-in" employees (1935-1977).
Box 2,249: Copies of Board Rules concerning employment applications, fingerprinting, oath of allegiance, loyalty affirmation, reemployment, disability and retirement. Materials also include new employee information booklets (1934-1976).
Box 2,276: Inter-office correspondence concerning unacceptable employment practices, Bulletins regarding employment of the handicapped and of student integration helpers, copy of revision to the Affirmative Action Program and Equal Opportunity Policy for District personnel, procedures pertaining to layoff and reemployment and employment of retired personnel (1980-1993).
Box 2,278: Copy of notes from the Superintendent's Advisory Council concerning credit information requested from the Personnel Division and a Personnel Division Communication regarding letters of recommendation for personnel (1937-1951).
Box 2276, Folders 8-9, Box 2228, Folders 3-4

Examination Procedure. 1935 September 16-1991 April 24.

Scope and Content

Amendments to Board Rules concerning examination procedures, informal Board meeting notes, flow charts illustrating exam steps and sample application and test forms.
Box 2276, Folder 1

Employee Recognition Day. 1983 April 26-1983 April 25.

Scope and Content

Copy of a Board Resolution to establish a Classified Employee Recognition Day.
Box 2277, Folder 1

Financial Manager. 1946 June 27-1983 December 5.

Scope and Content

Classification and Salary Study of Three Financial Manager Classes and Committee of the Whole Communications.
Box 2277, Folder 2

Food Services Series. 1982 October 18-1993 January 22.

Scope and Content

Memoranda and Standing Committee Reports concerning Food Services positions.
Box 2277, Folder 3

Fringe Benefits. 1960 May 2-1997 June 2.

Scope and Content

Budget proposals and reports regarding fringe benefits and salary recommendations for classified employees.
Box 2277, Folder 4

Gardener. 1960 January 14-1987 October 26.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, Standing Committee Reports and correspondence concerning school landscape standards and gardeners.
Box 2277, Folders 5-6

Grievance Procedures. 1947 February 3-1985 August 26.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports and correspondence concerning the District's grievance procedures.
Box 2277, Folder 7

Health Exams. 1939 October 12-1990 May 7.

Scope and Content

District policies concerning health examinations and procedures.
Box 2278, Folder 1

Health Services. 1982 June 20-1990 June 1.

Scope and Content

Policies, guidelines and procedures relating to students and employees with AIDS/HIV infections and Personnel and Schools Committee Reports concerning Health Series classification approvals.
Boxes 2263-2265, Box 2271, Boxes 2241-2246

Hearings. 1946-1990.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division correspondence and copies of Hearing Officer decisions concerning cases of employee appeals for matters such as discipline, suspension and dismissal.
Box 2,241-2246: Files are alphabetically organized by employee's last name and then arranged chronologically.
Box 2,241: A-C (1949-1984).
Box 2,242: D-G (1946-1984).
Box 2,243: H-K (1947-1984).
Box 2,244: L-O Includes a letter from the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) alleging discrimination against Mexican-Americans in employment and hiring (1948-1984).
Box 2,245: P-S (1952-1984).
Box 2,246: T-Z (1953-1984).
Box 2,263-2265 and 2,270: Files are organized chronologically.
Box 2,263: (1985-1987).
Box 2,264: (1987-1988).
Box 2,265: (1988-1990).
Box 2,271: General Investigations file (1953-1984) and Hearings files (1990-1991).
Box 2278, Folders 2-3

Holidays. 1937 August 26-1992 September 11.

Scope and Content

Memoranda and Bulletins concerning work hours and paid holidays.
Box 2252, Folders 5-6

Institute. 1942 December 14-1966 June 24.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Bulletins and Communications concerning classified personnel institutes.
Box 2278, Folder 4

Identification. 1946 May 25-1959 December 17.

Scope and Content

Bulletins regarding Employee Identification Cards.
Box 2278, Folders 6-8

In-Service Training. 1938 June 27-1975 August 28.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and evaluations for in-service trainings and copies of Top Job: A Career Planning Handbook for Classified Employees.
Box 2278, Folder 9

Instructional Assistance Series. 1982 October 11-1992 June 15.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning approval of Instructional Assistance Series classification actions.
Box 2278, Folder 10

Instructional Series. 1990 August 13-1990 August 20.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report and Personnel Commission Communication concerning establishment of new Instructional Series classes.
Box 2238

Investigations. 1943-1964.

Scope and Content

Box 2,238: Informal Board meeting notes on Warehouse Investigation, black and white photos of warehouse supplies, Report Upon Special Studies of Warehousing of Supplies and Equipment, individual files for warehouse employees under investigation which include Personnel Division dismissals, Personnel Commission Guide on Discipline, Board's Report on Police Investigation and Peremptory Writ of Mandate for Mary T. Ahlstedt v. Board (1943-1964).
Box 2278, Folder 12

Labor Action. 1980 June 11-1980 June 23.

Scope and Content

Copies of Personnel Commission Rules concerning "Concerted Labor Action" which is defined as, "Any strike, picketing, sickout, slow-down, stoppage or other refusal by employees, individually or collectively, in connection with a labor dispute, to perform the services for which they are employed."
Box 2269, Folders 1-2, Box 2267, Box 2247, Box 2248, Folders 1-2, Box 2276, Folders 5-7, Box 2229, Folder 4

Layoffs, Suspensions and Dismissals. 1934 August 22-2000 January 11.

Scope and Content

Procedures for layoff, suspension and dismissal of classified employees, correspondence concerning summer layoffs and amendments to Personnel Commission Rules.
Box 2,229: (1967-1975).
Box 2,247: (1934-1979).
Box 2,248: (1979-1982).
Box 2,267: (1982-1987).
Box 2,269: (1987-1989).
Box 2,276: (1989-2000).
Box 2252, Folder 7

Leadman. 1957 August 19-1961 August 3.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communications concerning leadman designations and assignments.
Box 2278, Folder 13, Box 2251, Box 2252, Folders 1-4, Box 2279, Folders 1-12

Leave of Absence. 1934 August 22-1990 January 22.

Scope and Content

Leave of Absence correspondence, reports and Board Rules related to issues such as illness, bereavement, acts of violence, maternity and military service.
Box 2279, Folder 13

Longevity. 1954 July 15-1988 April 11.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission correspondence and Committee of the Whole Reports concerning the District's Longevity-Pay for long-service employee recognition.
Box 2279, Folderss 15-17

Management Class. 1967 July 6-1999 June 29.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports concerning Management Class positions and Personnel Commission correspondence regarding management development.
Box 2279, Folder 18

Medical Exam Review Board. 1982 August 30-1982 September 13.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communication concerning amendment of Personnel Commission rule pertaining to procedures for employee appeals to health and medical decisions.
Box 2279, Folder 19

Merit System. 1948 June 1-1982 February 1.

Scope and Content

Merit System and Related Provisions of the Education Code of the State of California report and Report and Recommendation on the Inquiry into the Examination Procedures and Operation of the Merit System of the Los Angeles City School System.
Box 2280, Folder 1

Nepotism. 1943 April 14-1999 May 25.

Scope and Content

Amendments and Modifications to Personnel Commission Rule concerning nepotism.
Box 2280, Folder 2

Nonschool Positions. 1990 August 10.

Scope and Content

Office of the Superintendent Memorandum regarding the freeze on nonschool positions.
Box 2280, Folder 3

Norms. 1990 August 21-1993 November 1.

Scope and Content

Norm tables based on enrollment.
Box 2280, Folders 4-5, Box 2281, Folder 1

Officer. 1980 May 2-1987 April 27.

Scope and Content

Class descriptions for Security Agents and Officers. Officer is the former title for Security Agent. Materials also include Personnel and Schools Committee Reports concerning the Protective Series.
Box 2280, Folders 6-8

Outplacement Services. 1990 April 11-1990 November 21.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and informative reports regarding staff plans to provide outplacement services for laid-off classified employees.
Box 2250, Box 2280, Folder 9-11, Boxes 2230-2231

Overtime Reports and Rates. 1938 March 30-1992 June 15.

Scope and Content

Overtime Reports and rates prepared by the Controlling Division. Materials also include amended Personnel Commission rules pertaining to overtime.
Box 2,230: (1942-1969).
Box 2,231: (1943-1976).
Box 2,250: (1938-1978).
Box 2,280: (1969-1992).
Box 2280, Folder 12

Performance Reports. 1944 February 17-1986 April 7.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and Memoranda pertaining to performance reports, ratings and evaluations.
Box 2252, Folder 8

Perquisites. 1953 March 2-1960 March 31.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communications regarding amendments to Perquisites rules for items such as meals, uniforms, pins and certificates.
Box 2280, Folder 14

Personnel Procedures. 1985 May 15.

Scope and Content

Copies of Classified Personnel Procedures such as voluntary reductions in class, status and time.
Box 2280, Folder 13

Personnel Series. 1982 August 25-1996 Novemeber 18.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission classification actions for its Personnel Series.
Box 2280, Folder 15

Plant Manager.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports and Communications concerning approval of Plant Manager classification actions.
Box 2281, Folder 2

Public Service Employee. 1980 September 22-1981 September 14.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communications concerning Public Service Employees.
Box 2281, Folder 3

Purchasing and Storekeeping Series. 1983 May 9-1990 June 25.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports concerning Purchasing and Storekeeping Series classification actions.
Box 2281, Folder 4

Rating-in. 1984 March 26-1984 April 2.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communication concerning the establishment of Personnel Commission Rule, Rating-in of Eligibles in Specified Classes.
Box 2281, Folder 5

Reassignments. 1991 April 15-1991 May 6.

Scope and Content

Memorandum of Understanding with the California School Employees Association, Chapter 500, Exclusive Representative for Unit D which includes information pertaining to employee reassignment.
Box 2281, Folder 6

Recreation Series. 1982 November 22-1987 July 6.

Scope and Content

Salary Rates for Recreation Series positions.
Box 2281, Folder 7

Recruitment. 1951 July 25-1964 April 23.

Scope and Content

Bulletins and correspondence concerning the District's recruitment of classified personnel.
Box 2281, Folder 8

Reduction in Force. 1980 June 9-1991 March 4.

Scope and Content

Memoranda and Standing Committee Communications concerning Reduction in Force of classified positions.
Box 2281, Folder 9

Reinstatement. 1982 March 29-1985 December 1.

Scope and Content

Copies of Classified Personnel Procedure for employee reinstatement.
Box 2281, Folder 11

Retirement/Resignation. 1980 June 30-1996 October 21.

Scope and Content

Bulletins, Memoranda and Rules concerning retirement and resignation.
Box 2281, Folder 10

Restricted Positions. 1980 November 17-1982 January 25.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communications concerning classification actions for restricted positions.
Box 2281, Folder 12

Safety Officer. 1987 October 5-1988 April 11.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communications concerning the Safety Officer classification.
Box 2269, Folders 3-5, Box 2281, Folder 13, Box 2237, Box 2256, Folders 24-27, Box 2257, Box 2258, Folders 1-4, Box 2259, Folders 1-5, Box 2254

Salary. 1937 November 18-1996 June 3.

Scope and Content

Salary schedules, recommendations, policies rates, adjustments, surveys and correspondence concerning cost of living increases.
Box 2,237: (1965-1969).
Box 2,254: (1937-1980).
Box 2,256: (1961-1971).
Box 2,257: (1971-1974).
Box 2,258: (1974-1976).
Box 2,259: (1976-1979).
Box 2,269: (1979-1987).
Box 2,281: (1987-1996).
Box 2258, Folders 5-6, Box 2256, Folder 28, Boxes 2232-2234, Box 2259, Folder 6

Salary Schedule. 1937-1979.

Scope and Content

Salary schedules prepared by the Budget Division which include positions and rates. File clerk note indicates that schedules for years 1948-1950 and 1951-1952 are missing.
Box 2,232-2234: (1937-1965).
Box 2,256: (1966-1967).
Box 2,258: (1975-1976).
Box 2,259: (1978-1979).
Box 2270, Folder 1, Box 2255, Box 2256, Folders 1-23

Salary Survey. 1943 November 29-1976 March 15.

Scope and Content

Box 2,255: Correspondence, reports and salary surveys (1943-1964).
Box 2,256: Wage and Salary Survey in Los Angeles County (1946-1973).
Box 2,270: Committee of the Whole Communications concerning agreements for salary surveys (1973-1976).
Box 2283, Folder 1

Seniority. 1980 November 5-1981 April 6.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Standing Committee Communications concerning seniority credit and data.
Box 2282, Folder 3

Senior Management. 1985 October 22-2000 March 14.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports concerning Senior Management employees.
Box 2252, Folders 9-10

Service Ratings. 1934 November 26-1950 March 29.

Scope and Content

Rating scales, Service Reports and the following booklets: A Constructive Approach to Performance Reporting for the Classified Service, Information for New Classified Employes, Performance Evaluation and Employee Productivity.
Box 2283, Folder 2

Special Assistant. 1988 March 21.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communication concerning the abolishment of the Management Services Administrator title and its reclassification to the new class of Special Assistant, Business and Financial Services.
Box 2283, Folder 4

Special Education Trainee. 1981 August 24-1982 April 12.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communication concerning the employment of handicapped persons in Special Education Trainee positions.
Box 2283, Folder 5

Specialist. 1985 June 25-1990 November 19.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports concerning the establishment of new Specialist classes.
Box 2283, Folder 3

Special Report. 1978 May 16-1992 September 18.

Scope and Content

Copies of the LAUSD Special Report of the Negotiation Sessions prepared by the District's Internal Communications Unit.
Box 2274, Folder 10

Staff Assistant to Board Members. 1988 June 6-1988 June 17.

Scope and Content

Committee of the Whole Report authorizing seven Staff Assistant to Board Member positions.
Box 2283, Folder 6

Strikes. 1970 April 23-1993 February 18.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Communications and correspondence concerning classified strikes. Materials include a California School Employees Association "Field Report" entitled Classified Employees' Rights During Teachers' Strike and a District pamphlet, Questions and Answers Related to the Teachers' Work Stoppage.
Box 2283, Folder 7

Student Integration Helper. 1982 September 20.

Scope and Content

Personnel Division Bulletin regarding the employment of Student Integration Helpers to provide supervision on school buses which provide transportation to students in the Capacity Adjustment Program (CAP) and Satellite Zone schools.
Box 2283, Folder 8

Substitutes. 1981 February 10-1992 July 8.

Scope and Content

Bulletins concerning requests for classified substitute service and related policy.
Box 2283, Folder 9

Supervisors. 1983 December 14-1996 November 18.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports concerning Classified Supervisors.
Box 2283, Folder 10

Technicians. 1986 July 28-1988 October 17.

Scope and Content

Personnel Commission Communications concerning the reclassification of technician positions.
Box 2283, Folder 11

Transfers. 1986 February 25.

Scope and Content

Copies of personnel procedures concerning transfers and changes of assignment.
Box 2283, Folder 12

Transportation Series. 1982 June 28-1991 June 3.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Reports concerning Transportation Series classification actions.
Box 2283, Folder 13

Tuition Reimbursement. 1968 March 6-1988 April 11.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Committee of the Whole Reports concerning Personnel Commission Rule 831, Tuition Reimbursement.
Box 2283, Folder 14

Unpaid Days/Time. 1990 June 29-1993 January 21.

Scope and Content

Accounting and Disbursements Division memoranda pertaining to time reporting instructions for work furlough and LAUSD Special Reports on payroll effects of furlough days
Box 2283, Folders 15-16, Box 2253, Folders 5-8

Vacation. 1932 March 14-1995 February 21.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning vacation time and pay rates.
Box 2284, Folder 1

Voluntary Reductions and Returns. 1987 August 10.

Scope and Content

Classified personnel procedures concerning voluntary reductions in status, class and time and requests for a return to a former class, status or time.
Box 2253, Folders 1-2, Box 2284, Folders 2-3

Wages. 1945 July 30-1983 February 28.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning wage rates.
Box 2284, Folder 4

Warehouse Trainee Worker. 1980 November 12-1982 May 10.

Scope and Content

Personnel and Schools Committee Communications pertaining to the Warehouse Trainee classification.
Box 2253, Folders 3-4

Watchman. 1938 November 16-1968 May 27.

Scope and Content

Standing Committee Reports and Communications concerning Security Watchman services including the May 4, 1950 Superintendent Communication authorizing the deputization and arming of these employees and others engaged in the protection of school property.
Box 2284, Folder 5

Work Week. 1948 May 13-1990 May 7.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, Committee of the Whole and Personnel Commission Reports concerning amendments to the Work Week Rule.
 

Index Cards. circa 1875-1997.

Scope and Content

The bulk of the index cards include information and keywords referenced in the Board Reports. These were used by the District’s File Unit as indices and provide explanations of keywords, resolutions, rules ratified or rescinded. The cards cross-reference the Board Reports by date and page number and are arranged alphabetically by subject.
 

Board of Education.

Scope and Content

These cards contain short descriptions and dates which reference the Board of Education. Cards are arranged alphabetically beginning from absences and ending with visitors. Topics include censures, special meetings, liability and integration.
Box 2285

A-V.

 

Board Members.

Scope and Content

These cards contain short descriptions of individual Board member actions taken during Board meetings. This includes documentation of votes, speech nominations, motions, absences, elections and appointments. They are organized alphabetically by last name, then first name of each Board member.
Box 2286

A-O.

Scope and Content

Includes Board Report references to Board members Adams, Jos. F. through Odell, Robert A.
Box 2287

P-Y.

Scope and Content

Includes Board Report references to Board members Page, Roger S. through York, Waldo M.
 

Board Reports.

Scope and Content

These cards reference subjects which appear throughout the Board Reports. The subjects are organized alphabetically from absence through youth week and cross-reference Board Report dates and page numbers.
Box 2287

A-F.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from absence through fuses.
Box 2288

G-T.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from gang bosses through typewriters.
Box 2289

U-Y.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from undefined duties through youth week.
 

Certificated Personnel.

Scope and Content

These cards provide an index to topics regarding certificated personnel that may be found throughout the Board Reports. Cards provide short descriptions and dates. Topics include adult education, displaced teachers, incompetent teachers, tape recordings and workshops.
Box 2289

A-H.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from absence through holidays.
Box 2290

H-S.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from hours through staff development.
Box 2291

S-W.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from supervisors through work week.
 

City, County, State.

Scope and Content

These cards reference Board Reports relating to various city, county and state departments, commissions, attorneys, bureaus, controllers, clerks, councils, agencies, divisions, programs, assessors, supervisors, auditors and engineers. Cards are organized alphabetically by city, county and state.
Box 2291

City.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from airports through Workman's Circle (City and District Committee).
Box 2291, Box 2292

County.

Scope and Content

Box 2,291: Includes subjects from Adult Education Community Training Program through County Counsel.
Box 2,292: Includes subjects from County Counsel through Youth Commission.
Box 2292

State.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from Administrative Procedure through Youth Authority.
 

Classified Personnel.

Scope and Content

These cards provide an index to topics regarding classified personnel that can be found throughout the Board Reports. Topics include dismissals, fringe benefits, leave, salaries, strikes, vacation, and voluntary reductions.
Box 2292

A-C.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from accounting series through coordinator.
Box 2293

C-W.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from cost of living salary adjustment through workweek.
 

Names.

Scope and Content

These cards include names of people, departments, programs, businesses, councils, outside organizations, charters, committees, clubs, networks and schools that appear throughout the Board Reports. Cards are organized alphabetically.
Box 2294

Aa-An.

Scope and Content

Aafedt, R.A. through Antram, W.H.
Box 2295

An-Be.

Scope and Content

Anterim, Berniece Gordon through Berman, Mrs. J.
Box 2296

Be-Br.

Scope and Content

Berman, Jack through Bryton, Georgia.
Box 2297

Bu-Ca.

Scope and Content

Buch, Fred through Carroll, George.
Box 2298

Ca-Co.

Scope and Content

Carroll, Hazel I. through Community Drug-Free School Zones Project.
Box 2299

Co-Da.

Scope and Content

Community Education Coalition through Daze, Leo D.
Box 2300

De-El.

Scope and Content

Deaf Infant Stimulation Project through Elysian Valley Property Owners, Renters and Businessmen's Association.
Box 2301

Em-Fr.

Scope and Content

Emanuel, Mrs. G. through Freeman, William A.
Box 2302

Fr-Gr.

Scope and Content

Free Public Theatre Foundation through Greater San Pedro Street Improvement Association.
Box 2303

Gr-He.

Scope and Content

Greater San Pedro Taxpayers Association through Heuer, Miss M. A.
Box 2304

He-In.

Scope and Content

Heuff, Werner Dr. through Insurance Company of North America.
Box 2305

In-Kh.

Scope and Content

Insurance Counselors Inc through KHJ (Radio 93).
Box 2306

Ki-Le.

Scope and Content

Kiacaw, Ruth Mrs. through Lewthwaite, Rebecca.
Box 2307

Li-Lo.

Scope and Content

Liaison Committee on Agriculture through Loyola Marymount University.
Box 2308

Lu-Mc.

Separated Material

Lubin, R. through McKnight, J. Wallace.
Box 2309

Mc-Mu.

Scope and Content

McLaren, Julia through Municipal League of Los Angeles.
Box 2310

Mu-Og.

Scope and Content

Municipal Truck Drivers Association through Oglo, Adele.
Box 2311

Oh-Pf.

Scope and Content

O'Hagan, Josephine E.P. through Pfirrmann, Autumn A.
Box 2312

Ph-Re.

Scope and Content

Phair, R. through Red Cross Committees, Jr.
Box 2313

Re-Sa.

Scope and Content

Red Cross Leadership Training, L.A. Junior through San Fernando Telephone and Telegraph Co.
Box 2314

Sa-Sh.

Scope and Content

San Fernando Valley All-Star Football Game Foundation through Shutz, Alex and Marie.
Box 2315

Si-St.

Scope and Content

Siberell, Virginia Lee through Stansfield, Robert A.
Box 2316

St-Th.

Scope and Content

Stansfield, Mrs. Robert through Thurston, F.L.
Box 2317

Ti-Ve.

Scope and Content

Tiano, Barbara through Venice, City of.
Box 2318

Ve-Wh.

Scope and Content

Venice City Schools through Whytock, Mrs. Lenora G.
Box 2319

Wi-Zw.

Scope and Content

Wiatt, Riley Edward through Zwick, Carl S.
 

Organization.

Scope and Content

These cards list topics by organization or division name, provide brief descriptions and cross-reference Board Reports by date and page number. Topics include Research Division, safety education, Security Section, Shop Department, Student Body Finance Section, Telecommunications Unit, Student Body Audit Division, Student Integration Unit and Student Guidance Services.
Box 2320

A-O.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from activities of divisions through Orchestra Division.
Box 2321

P-Y.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from parent/community services through Youth Education Clinic.
 

Retirement.

Scope and Content

These cards describe Board decisions, amendments and topics regarding retirement that include age requirements, deductions, salaries and termination. Cards cross reference Board Report dates and page numbers.
Box 2321

A-U.

Scope and Content

Includes subjects from actuary through unification.
 

Schools.

Scope and Content

Cards include dates of opening, name changes, annexations, renovations and instances when each school has been mentioned in the Board Reports.
Box 2328

Agricultural Centers.

Scope and Content

Agriculture Center, Secondary Schools through San Pedro Agriculture Center.
Box 2322

Assessments.

Scope and Content

Assessments of school sites organized by school name.
Box 2328

Children's Center.

Scope and Content

Albion Street Children's Center through Wilton Place Children's Center.
Box 2328

Chronologically.

Scope and Content

Cards track school changes by date including unused school sites as well as elementary, junior high and senior high schools with original and altered names.
Box 2328

Colleges.

Scope and Content

Advisory Board-State College through West Los Angeles College.
Box 2328

Community Adult School.

Scope and Content

Business Industry School through Westchester Community Adult School.
Box 2328

Continuation.

Scope and Content

Addams Continuation High School through Watts Adult Skills Center.
Box 2322

Dates of Opening.

Scope and Content

Lists schools chronologically by date of opening.
Boxes 2323-2325

Elementary.

Scope and Content

Box 2,233: Aldama through Fullbright Avenue.
Box 2,234: Gage Avenue School through Oxnard Street.
Box 2,235: Pacific Blvd. through Zelzah.
Boxes 2326-2327

High School.

Scope and Content

Box: 2,236: Aggeler, William Tell High School through Fairfax High.
Box 2,237: Fort Hill High School through Wooden, John R. High School.
Box 2328

Independent Study.

Scope and Content

City of Angels School.
Box 2328

Infant Center.

Scope and Content

Jordan Infant Center through San Fernando High School Infant Learning Center.
Box 2326

Junior High.

Scope and Content

Box 2,236: Adams Junior High through Wright Orville Junior High School.
Box 2328

Magnet Schools.

Scope and Content

Adams Junior High Gifted/High Ability (Foreign Language) Magnet Center through Urban Ecology Magnet School at Wonderland School.
Box 2328

Mid-site.

Scope and Content

Beverly Glen Mid-Site School through Emerson Mid-Site School.
Box 2328

Newcomer School.

Scope and Content

Bellagio Road Newcomer School through Crenshaw High Newcomer School.
Box 2328

Occupational Centers.

Scope and Content

East Los Angeles Occupational Center through West Valley Occupational Center.
Box 2328

Opportunity High School.

Scope and Content

Aggeler, William Tell High School through West Hollywood Opportunity Center.
Box 2328

Primary Center.

Scope and Content

Arco Iris Primary Center through White House Place Primary Center.
Box 2328

Special Education.

Scope and Content

Benjamin Banneker Special Education Center through Widney, Joseph Pomeroy, Dr. High School.
Box 2328

Special Schools.

Scope and Content

Abbot Kinney through the West Area School for the Physically Handicapped.
 

Subjects.

Box 2329

Ab-Ag.

Scope and Content

Absence through agreements.
Box 2330

Ag-Aw.

Scope and Content

Agreements through awards.
Box 2331

Aw-Bu.

Scope and Content

A World of Difference through buildings.
Box 2332

Bu-Ci.

Scope and Content

Buildings through civilian leave of absence.
Box 2333

Cl-Co.

Scope and Content

Claims through complaints.
Box 2334

Com-Con.

Scope and Content

Comprehensive Employment and Training Act through convention.
Box 2335

Con-Dr.

Scope and Content

Conventions through dropouts.
Box 2336

Dr-Ev.

Scope and Content

Drug Store Revolution through evacuees and evacuation.
Box 2337

Ev-Gr.

Scope and Content

Evaluation of Curriculum (LEARNING) through grants.
Box 2338

Gr-In.

Scope and Content

Gravel Pits through Intergenerational Education Act of 1984 (SB 2039) Ed Act.
Box 2339

In-Li.

Scope and Content

Internal Communication Unit through licenses.
Box 2340

Li-Or.

Scope and Content

Lighting Christmas Trees through orders of the day.
Box 2341

Or-Pe.

Scope and Content

Ordinances through pension plans.
Box 2342

Pe-Pr.

Scope and Content

Per Capita Costs through priority.
Box 2343

Pr-Re.

Scope and Content

Priority Housing Program through repairs and betterments.
Box 2344

Re-Sc.

Scope and Content

Report Cards through school day (hours).
Box 2345

Sc-Sp.

Scope and Content

Schools - Dedication through spastic children.
Box 2346

Sp-Su.

Scope and Content

Special Education through summons and complaints.
Box 2347

Su-Tr.

Scope and Content

Summons and Complaints through transfer of pupils.
Box 2348

Tr-We.

Scope and Content

Transition Partnership Program through weather.
Box 2349

We-Zo.

Scope and Content

Weeds through zoot suit.
 

Superintendents.

Scope and Content

These cards contain information on superintendents, associate superintendents, assistant superintendents, and deputy superintendents. Cards are organized alphabetically and in addition to providing biographical information, they also describe topics of superintendence such as the selection process. This set also includes a list of names and positions.
Box 2349

A-Z.

 

Budget. circa 1935-2008.

Scope and Content

In cooperation with the Board of Education, the Superintendent and staff, the Budget Division assembles a budget based on proposed expenditures and revenues applicable to the school district. This budget allows the Superintendent and the Board to set priorities and allocate resources for the upcoming fiscal year. This process begins with the establishment of a Budget Calendar, continues with the creation of the Provisional Budget, and after a public hearing, culminates with the presentation and approval of the Final Budget to the Board. During this process, the Superintendent, staff, employees, employee organizations, members of the public and community groups may present budget recommendations and requests to the Board prior to its final adoption. Files are arranged chronologically by fiscal year. Materials include proposed expenditures, requests, petitions, refund allowances, budget policies, reserve amounts, detail budgets, tentative budgets, final budgets, budget calendars, lay-off petitions, salary ratings, financial data, executive summaries, and information regarding school norms.
Box 2350

Budget. 1938-1939.

Scope and Content

Materials include the controller's monthly financial report from 1935 and budget documents pertaining to the year 1940.
Box 2351

Budget. 1939-1940.

Box 2352

Budget. 1941-1942.

Box 2353

Budget. 1942-1943.

Box 2354

Budget. 1943-1944.

Box 2355

Budget. 1944-1945.

Box 2356

Budget. 1945-1946.

Box 2357-2358

Budget. 1946-1947.

Boxes 2359-2361

Budget. 1947-1948.

Box 2362

Budget. 1948-1949.

Scope and Content

Materials include a petition for school betterment.
Box 2363

Budget. 1948-1949.

Box 2364

Budget. 1948-1949.

Box 2365

Budget. 1949-1950.

Box 2366

Budget. 1949-1950.

Boxes 2367-2368

Budget. 1950-1951.

Boxes 2369-2370

Budget. 1951-1952.

Boxes 2371-2374

Budget. 1952-1953.

Boxes 2375-2376

Budget. 1953-1954.

Boxes 2377-2379

Budget. 1954-1955.

Boxes 2380-2381

Budget. 1955-1956.

Boxes 2382-2384

Budget. 1956-1957.

Boxes 2385-2387

Budget. 1957-1958.

Boxes 2388-2390

Budget. 1958-1959.

Boxes 2391-2392

Budget. 1959-1960.

Boxes 2393-2394

Budget. 1960-1961.

Boxes 2395-2396

Budget. 1961-1962.

Boxes 2397-2398

Budget. 1962-1963.

Boxes 2399-2400

Budget. 1955-1959, bulk 1963-1964.

Boxes 2401-2402

Budget. 1964-1965.

Boxes 2403-2404

Budget. 1965-1966.

Boxes 2405-2406

Budget. 1966-1967.

Boxes 2407-2409

Budget. 1967-1968.

Boxes 2410-2411

Budget. 1968-1969.

Boxes 2412-2413

Budget. 1969-1970.

Boxes 2414-2415

Budget. 1970-1971.

Boxes 2416-2417

Budget. 1971-1972.

Boxes 2418-2419

Budget. 1972-1973.

Box 2420

Budget. 1973-1974.

Boxes 2421-2422

Budget. 1974-1975.

Boxes 2423-2424

Budget. 1975-1976.

Box 2425

Budget. 1976-1977.

Box 2426

Budget. 1977-1978.

Box 2427, Box 2428, Folders 1-2

Budget. 1978-1979.

Box 2428, Folders 3-5, Box 2429, Folders 7-10

Budget. 1979-1980.

Box 2431, Folder 10, Box 2429, Folders 1-6, Box 2430

Budget. 1980-1981.

Box 2431, Folders 1-9

Budget. 1981-1982.

Box 2432

Budget. 1982-1983.

Box 2433, Box 2434, Folder 7

Budget. 1983-1984.

Box 2434, Folders 1-6

Budget. 1984-1985.

Box 2435

Budget. 1985-1986.

Boxes 2436-2437

Budget. 1986-1987.

Boxes 2438-2439, Box 2440, Folders 1-2

Budget. 1987-1988.

Box 2441, Folders 1-5, Box 2440, Folders 3-11

Budget. 1988-1989.

Box 2442, Box 2441, Folders 6-11

Budget. 1989-1990.

Box 2443

Budget. 1990-1991.

Box 2444

Budget. 1991-1992.

Box 2445

Budget. 1992-1993.

Box 2446

Budget. 1933-1994.

Box 2447

Budget. 1994-1995.

Box 2448

Budget. 1995-1996.

Box 2449

Budget. 1996-1997.

Box 2450

Budget. 1990-1998, bulk 1997-1998.

Box 2451

Budget. 1998-1999.

Box 2452

Budget. 1999-2000.

Box 2453

Budget. 2000-2001.

Box 2454, Folders 1-4

Budget. 2001-2002.

Box 2454, Folders 5-10, Box 2455

Budget. 2002-2003.

Box 2456, Box 2457, Folders 1-5

Budget. 2003-2004.

Boxes 2458-2459, Box 2457, Folders 6-11

Budget. 2004-2005.

Box 2460

Budget. 2005-2006.

Box 2461, Folders 1-4

Budget. 2006-2007.

Box 2461, Folders 5-6

Budget. 2007-2008.

Box 2463, Folder 1, Box 2462

Budget. 2008-2009.

Box 2463, Folder 2

Budget. 2009-2010.

 

Committee of the Whole Budget Review. 1971-1987.

Scope and Content

Informal notes and supporting documents and studies for the Committee of the Whole's special budget review meetings. Materials include budget calendars, annual statistical reports, annual forecasts, salary schedules, staffing ratio studies, tables showing bases of allotments of personnel to schools, financial and statistical data booklets, preliminary budgets, budget summaries and annual financial reports.
Box 2464, Folder 1

Informal Notes. 1971-1972.

Box 2464, Folder 2

Informal Notes. 1972-1973.

Box 2465

Informal Notes. 1973-1974.

Boxes 2466-2467

Informal Notes. 1974-1975.

Boxes 2468-2469

Informal Notes. 1975-1976.

Box 2470

Informal Notes. 1976-1977.

Box 2471, Folder 1

Informal Notes. 1977-1978.

Box 2472, Box 2471, Folder 2

Informal Notes. 1978-1979.

Box 2473

Informal Notes. 1979-1980.

Boxes 2474-2476

Informal Notes. 1980-1981.

Box 2477, Box 2478, Folder 1

Informal Notes. 1981-1982.

Box 2478, Folders 2-3

Informal Notes. 1982-1983.

Box 2479

Informal Notes. 1983-1984.

Box 2480

Informal Notes. 1984-1985.

Box 2481

Informal Notes. 1985-1986.

Boxes 2482-2483

Informal Notes. 1986-1987.

 

Valley District. 1946-1957.

Box 2484

Art Adams Budget.

Scope and Content

Arthur Lloyd Adams or Art Adams began his career with LAUSD in 1950 as an elementary school teacher at Lemay Street Elementary School in Van Nuys. Later he became principal of two Valley elementary schools, Melvin Avenue and Hamlin Street. While a principal at Melvin Avenue, he was elected to serve a term as president of the Los Angeles Association of Elementary School Administrators. These are his personal files which include enrollment and housing estimates for the Valley District, an elementary school master calendar, Valley District classification reports, possible divisions of the Valley Elementary District, salary schedules and rates for certificated and classified employees, a progress report on elementary education, Valley Elementary District average daily attendance and enrollment by schools and Valley District salary summary sheets for supervisors and assistant superintendents.
 

Rules and Regulations. 1898-2010.

Scope and Content

The policies of the Board are referred to as rules which may be adopted, amended or rescinded by formal action of the Board. The term regulation is used to designate administrative procedures and directives formulated by the Superintendent and staff to implement the Board Rules. The Administrative Guides which contain the Board Rules and Regulations are amended and supplemented on an ongoing basis to reflect changes. Each rule is assigned a one, two, three or four digit number and each regulation predicated upon a specific rule bears the number of that rule followed by a hyphen and another number. Later this hyphen was changed to a decimal point. For example, the 1950 Administrative Guide's Board Rule 1105. Change in Schedule relates to Administrative Regulation 1105-1. Rainy-day Program.
 

Administrative Guides. 1898-2010.

Scope and Content

An Administrative Guide is a bound statement of the policies or rules of the Board and the administrative procedures or regulations established by the Superintendent to implement Board policies or rules. All policies announced in the Guide are continuous from year to year and remain in effect until changed. Administrative officers who received this Guide were responsible for keeping it up date and accurately arranged by code number. When officers received revised or amended sections, they were instructed to file them in the Guide, remove the old sections, sign these and return them to the Secretarial Division.
Box 2485

Administrative Guides. 1898-1932, 1950.

Scope and Content

Eighteen bound copies of Rules and Regulations of the Board of Education of the City of Los Angeles which include a 1932 Administrative Guide for Principals of Elementary Schools and a 1950 Administrative Guide containing that part of the recodification completed by June 1955.
Box 2486

Administrative Guides. 1934-1942.

Scope and Content

Four copies of the 1934 Administrative Guide which include numbered book plates such as Board Member No. 1 and Board Member No. 2.
Box 2487

Administrative Guides. 1936-1938.

Scope and Content

Four Administrative Guides which include personalized numbered book plates such as Board Member No. 6, Katherine L. Carey, Assistant Superintendent Instruction and Curriculum Division No. 13, Secretarial Division No. 24 and L.L. Cunningham, Secretarial Division No. 27.
Box 2488

Administrative Guides. 1934-1943.

Scope and Content

Four Administrative Guides which include personalized numbered book plates such as R.O. Graham, Rules and Regulations, Secretarial Division No. 28, J.A. Anderson, Job Accountant, Controlling Division No. 33, Jasmine Britton, Supervising Librarian, Library and Textbook Act. Sec. No. 37 and Harry M. Howell, Director, Budget Division No. 39.
Box 2489

Administrative Guides. 1934-1942.

Scope and Content

Four Administrative Guides which include personalized numbered book plates such as Secretarial Division No. 41, Miss Howery, Personnel Division No. 48, Mr. Mc Mahon, Research Division, No. 53 and Mr. Hoyt, Attendance and Employment of Minors Section No. 54.
Box 2490

Administrative Guides. 1934-1942.

Scope and Content

Three Administrative Guides which include personalized numbered book plates such as Master Copy, Secretarial Division No. 69, No. 444 and Master Copy No. 500.
Box 2491

Administrative Guides. 1940-1971.

Scope and Content

Seven "1940" editions which were recodified and authorized by the Board on June 26, 1939 and three "1950" editions.
Box 2492

Administrative Guides. 1950-1971.

Scope and Content

Nine "1950" editions.
Box 2493

Administrative Guides. 1950-1971.

Scope and Content

Eight "1950" editions. One edition is divided into two binders: Volume I and II.
Box 2494

Administrative Guides. 1950-1971.

Scope and Content

Six "1950" editions and two Guides from 1966 and 1969 which include rules and regulations pertaining to personnel and retirement.
Box 2495

Administrative Guides. 1972-1977.

Scope and Content

Five Guides including a 1972 and a 1973 edition which contain the 3,000 and 4,000 personnel series Board Rules.
Box 2496