Recall efforts are underway for the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Trustees. Learn the facts here.

Fiscal Impact of a Recall to LAUSD

The Orange County Registrar of Voters (ROV) estimates the cost for this recall election would be up to $192,948 PLUS about $3.40 per signature for verification. It would all be paid for by the Los Alamitos Unified School District.

Current LAUSD School Board Trustees - Fiscally Responsible

Financial Impact Estimates of a Recall in Other Districts:

Mt. Diablo Unified School District Board recall is estimated to cost $1,000,000 Source
Boulder Valley Unified School District Board recall is estimated to cost $750,000 Source
Lucia Mar Unified School District Board recall is estimated to cost $350,000 Source
Morgan Hill Unified School District Board recall is estimated to cost $300,000 Source  

School Board Recall Failure Rate - High:

The success rate of school recall campaigns is 13%. 87% of school board recalls fail. A recall must have merit to have a chance. This recall lacks merit. Kids will be impacted. LAUSD pays for it, regardless.
Source: https://ballotpedia.org/School_board_recalls

COVID-19 Guidelines:  

Los Alamitos Unified COVID policies follow the California Department of Public Health guidance. Source: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/K-12-Guidance-2021-22-School-Year.aspx 

A Few LAUSD School Board Successes During Covid:

“LAUSD becomes 1st public school district in OC to reopen for in-person instruction”

Source:
https://abc7.com/los-alamitos-unified-school-district-reopening-schools-in-person-learning-instruction/6413941/ 

“LAUSD Schools win 2 out of 7 Orange County Blue Ribbon Schools during pandemic” 

Source:
https://patch.com/california/losalamitos/two-los-alamitos-schools-take-home-national-blue-ribbon-honors 

LAUSD’s average test ranking is 10/10,  the top 5% of CA public schools 

Source:
https://www.publicschoolreview.com/california/los-alamitos-unified-school-district/622590-school-district 

Ethnic Studies Facts:

March 18, 2021: CA State Board of Education unanimously approved an ethnic studies curriculum.  

Los Alamitos Schools teach content, not Critical Race Theory. View the district’s Q&A related to diversity, inclusion, and equity beliefs, programs, and initiatives.

All schools must be in compliance with the following state requirements on inclusion: 

  1. AB1266 - Student Success And Opportunity Act 
  2. AB827 - Safe Place to Learn Act 
  3. CA Department of Ed – Supporting LGBTQ 

Sources: 

https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr21/yr211rel21.asp https://www.educationnext.org/ethnic-studies-california-unsteady-jump-from-college-campuses-to-k-12-classrooms/ 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeX1xguF3KgKBKSO_iLxXy1ibQpgI8I0pWje-I3IY5DXJagWw/viewform

https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1621016161/losalorg/ngotoymqjcenbymxmg20/EthnicStudiesSocialJusticeStandardsFAQ.pdf

https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1621016161/losalorg/ngotoymqjcenbymxmg20/EthnicStudiesSocialJusticeStandardsFAQ.pdf

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160AB827  https://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ee/supportlgbtq.asp 

SAY NO TO THIS RECALL!