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  • After expected John Deasy exit, Ramon Cortines could take LAUSD reins

    After expected John Deasy exit, Ramon Cortines could take LAUSD reins
    The Los Angeles Unified school board is expect to name an interim superintendent as early as Thursday morning amid reports that John Deasy has agreed to step down. A source familiar with the situation told the Los Angeles Times that the board was likely...
  • L.A. school board OKs plan to resolve Jefferson High problems

    L.A. school board OKs plan to resolve Jefferson High problems
    The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday approved a $1.1-million plan to provide a longer school day, additional classes and tutoring to Jefferson High students who lost instructional time as a result of widespread scheduling problems this semester....
  • L.A. Unified seeks to reassure Jefferson High parents

    L.A. Unified seeks to reassure Jefferson High parents
    Los Angeles school officials tried to reassure concerned parents Monday that they have resolved most scheduling problems at Jefferson High School and also will make up for class time students have lost. Fewer than three dozen students have ongoing...
  • Tracking system glitches affected special needs students, report says

    Problems with the Los Angeles Unified School District's new student tracking system led to widespread difficulties in identifying special needs students and placing them in the right programs, according to a court-appointed monitor's report released...
  • LAUSD tracking system for special-needs students faulted in new report

    LAUSD tracking system for special-needs students faulted in new report
    Problems with Los Angeles Unified School District's new student tracking system led to widespread issues in identifying special-needs students and placing them in the correct programs, a report released Monday concluded. The court-appointed monitor...
  • LAUSD's student information system becomes a technological disaster

    LAUSD's student information system becomes a technological disaster
    With a few taps on a computer keyboard, a student's entire school history from kindergarten to high school graduation was supposed to show up on the screen. That perfect score on a third-grade spelling test, that trip to the principal's office for talking...
  • Deasy's inaction on Jefferson High fiasco is shocking

    Deasy's inaction on Jefferson High fiasco is shocking
    John Deasy notched what he considers a win this week, when an Oakland judge ordered state education officials to rescue students trapped in chaos and dysfunction at Jefferson High in South Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Unified superintendent called the...
  • Proposed fixes for Jefferson High include more classes, longer days

    Proposed fixes for Jefferson High include more classes, longer days
    Students at Jefferson High are likely to have expanded course offerings and longer school days to address massive scheduling problems that resulted in lost instruction time this fall, officials have confirmed. A judge this week ordered state officials...
  • LAUSD announces sweeping expansion of computer science course work

    LAUSD announces sweeping expansion of computer science course work
    The Los Angeles Unified School District is teaming up with a nonprofit to launch a sweeping expansion of computer science course work, officials announced Tuesday. The three-year effort will train L.A. Unified teachers to help students at all grade...
  • L.A. school board, Deasy again at odds over involvement in lawsuit

    L.A. school board, Deasy again at odds over involvement in lawsuit
    As the Board of Education mulls his fate, beleaguered Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy finds himself at the center of another dispute with his bosses, this time over his involvement in a lawsuit that criticizes district schools and policies. Deasy's...
  • What to do with LAUSD Supt. Deasy

    To the editor: It is time for The Times to get off the "yellow brick road" of support for L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy. ("John Deasy's future," Editorial, Oct. 2) As Dorothy and friends discovered, the power of the "wizard" to do good is an illusion....