The last of more than 11,700 pink slips were waiting for Los Angeles Unified employees when they arrived home today, the state-mandated deadline for notifying district workers that they may be laid off in 2012-13.
Notices began arriving by certified mail late last week, even as district officials were reworking budget figures to reflect an unexpected infusion of $180.5 million from the state.
That windfall would help cover about $13 million in improvements and still reduce the projected budget deficit for the next school year from $557 million to $390 million.
The number of pink slips mailed out was based on the original projection. About 9,000 of the 11,713 notices