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School district officials are expected to decide on the fate of Superintendent Jose Fernandez (pictured), whose total compensation last year was $663,000. (credit: CBS)

Beleaguered Centinela Valley Superintendent Fired By School Board

A beleaguered Southland schools chief was reportedly fired Tuesday night over allegations of excessive pay.

07/08/2014

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School Board Cuts Pay To Superintendent Who Made $600K Salary In Struggling District

The Centinela Valley School District board came down on their heavily overpaid superintendent Tuesday, voting to cut off his pay and place him on administrative leave.

05/13/2014

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Public Reacts To Centinelia Superintendent Scandal At District Board Meeting

The public was outraged at a Centinela Valley Union High School District board meeting after it surfaced that the board was paying $50,000/year for a $1 million whole-life insurance policy for its superintendent.

04/15/2014

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Superintendent Earns $1M Insurance Policy On School District’s Tab In Addition To Inflated Salary

A local school district is facing scrutiny once more after the board had paid for a whole-life insurance policy on its now-suspended superintendent, whose lavish salary was already inflated.

04/14/2014

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Superintendent Placed On Administrative Leave For Inflated Salary ‘Will Not Be Back’

The superintendent of the Centinela Valley Union High School District who was recently placed on administrative leave will not be back on the job, according to the teachers union president.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2014

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Superintendent Placed On Administrative Leave Over Allegations Of Over-Compensation

A local school’s superintendent’s inflated salary and reported over-compensation was the subject of a closed-door meeting on Wednesday night.

04/09/2014

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Centinela Valley Superintendent Under Fire For Excessive Salary Says He Will Give Some Benefits Back

The superintendent of the Centinela Valley Union High School District, who has come under fire recently for an inflated compensation package, said he will voluntarily give some benefits back.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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03/10/2014

School district officials are expected to decide on the fate of Superintendent Jose Fernandez (pictured), whose total compensation last year was $663,000. (credit: CBS)

Lawndale Superintendent’s $663K Salary Sparks Call For School Board’s Recall, Criminal Investigation

The revelation that the superintendent of a tiny Southern California school district earned more than President Barack Obama last year sparked calls Tuesday for his resignation, a criminal investigation and a recall of the school board.

02/26/2014

School district officials are expected to decide on the fate of Superintendent Jose Fernandez (pictured), whose total compensation last year was $663,000. (credit: CBS)

Residents Outraged Over Centinela Valley Superintendent’s Excessive Pay

Residents demanded answers at an emergency meeting in Lawndale Tuesday night after a series of reports revealed an excessive amount of compensation for the superintendent of the Centinela Valley Union High School District.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

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South Bay Residents Outraged School Superintendent Is Paid More Than President Obama

Jose Fernandez, who works as superintendent of a small South Bay school district, reportedly gets a total compensation package of more than $600,000.

02/13/2014

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Superintendent Outraged After Charter School Test Mocks Public High School

A teacher at a local charter school is out of the classroom after writing a multiple choice question on a history exam that mocked the neighboring public high school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013