LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Two newly released complaints from Los Angeles Unified School District employees have revealed accusations of sexual and verbal harassment and retaliation against the school board’s president.READ MORE: Man Climbs Downtown Transmission Tower Prompting Train Closures On West Side Of LA River
The allegations against Board of Education Richard Vladovic were revealed in two redacted documents released Monday night, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Both LAUSD officials and Vladovic have denied the accusations.READ MORE: Hedman, Kucherov Propel Streaking Lightning Past Kings 6-4
An outside legal firm was hired in June to look into charges against Vladovic, who has been on the board since 2007.
His name was first mentioned in employee interviews during a molestation investigation of a fourth-grade teacher, according to the Daily News.MORE NEWS: Suspect Identified As Shawn Laval Smith In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found Stabbed
Vladovic, who was elected to the board in 2007, had worked as a teacher and principal in the LAUSD since the late 1960s before he was named superintendent of the West Covina Unified School District in 2003.