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GUSD Cuts Spokesman Position

Budget cuts are forcing the district to eliminate the position of public information officer. Steven Frasher, who joined the district in 2011, will leave GUSD Tuesday.

Local press received notice early Tuesday that Steven Frasher, a key media liason between Glendale Unified School District and journalists, will no longer have a position at the district. 

"As part of the budget constraints being dealt with at Glendale Unified School District, the position of Public Information Officer has been eliminated, effective today. I will be leaving Glendale," Frasher told Patch via email. 

Frasher joined the district in 2011 and has worked with local news media on important stories including  and the . 

Before his time in Glendale, Frasher served as public information officer at Riverside Police Department. 

Elizabeth Nazarian August 10, 2012 at 02:56 AM
I have an idea: The cities of Long Beach, Fullerton and even Riverside need help that this man so capably gave. Maybe he can apply there. I was thinking of the suicide of Drew as I read the headline and I vividly remember the school district's "not our fault" response, without even having any type investigation. The response was, "He wasn't bullied." Well, this person's competence might be valuable in another city; however, it definitely wasn't what Glendale, and especially La Crescenta needed or need. Thanks for reading.

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