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LAUSD board backs $1 billion employee health care agreement
Southern California Public Radio

The Los Angeles Unified school board approved a $1 billion annual health care agreement for school employees Tuesday, but declined to call for details on the long-term budget impact.

As more employees retire and live longer, LAUSD’s health care costs, which includes lifetime coverage for qualifying retirees, is expected to consume increasingly more of its $7.3 billion budget.