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.
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”
“LAUSD Schools win 2 out of 7 Orange County Blue Ribbon Schools during pandemic”
LAUSD’s average test ranking is 10/10, the top 5% of CA public schools
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:
- AB1266 - Student Success And Opportunity Act
- AB827 - Safe Place to Learn Act
- CA Department of Ed – Supporting LGBTQ