Hermosa Beach News

Hermosa cuts six teachers, including sole physical education teacher

by Donald Morrison At least six full time Hermosa Beach School District employees, including the district’s only physical education teacher, will receive layoff notices, under a budget unanimously approved by the school board at its Wednesday, Feb. 25 meeting.  “I really believe that all programs are valuable and all staff are valuable,” said Superintendent Jason Johnson. “By no means we’re these decisions made easily.”  Decreased enrollment, overstaffing and a significant decline in revenue over the past three years were identified…