Some of our opponents insist on distorting the truth, suggesting that Board members voted to give themselves a raise. Here’s the truth:
Under the city charter, Board of Education compensation is set every five years by the LAUSD Board of Education Compensation Review Committee. The seven-member body is appointed by local officials outside the Los Angeles Unified School District. Mayor Eric Garcetti has two appointees, as does City Council President Herb Wesson. LA Times reported on this issue in 2017.