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  • A success story for student and L.A. Unified

    A success story for student and L.A. Unified
    The subject line on the email was enough to pique my interest: Interesting and surprising positive story about what LAUSD can do for a child if it wants to... The Los Angeles Unified School District typically makes headlines for its screw-ups: child...
  • Don't give Supt. Deasy credit he doesn't deserve

    To the editor: Jim Newton commends Supt. John Deasy for the reduction in suspensions over the last two years in the Los Angeles Unified School District, that success being cited as a reason for his retention. ("Deasy's impatience threatens to overshadow...
  • Deasy expected to step down as LAUSD superintendent

    Deasy expected to step down as LAUSD superintendent
    Embattled L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy is expected to step down after reaching a settlement with the school board, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. The L.A. Unified school board could name an interim superintendent as early as 10...
  • LAUSD Supt. John Deasy expected to resign

    LAUSD Supt. John Deasy expected to resign
    Beleaguered L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy is expected to step down after reaching a settlement with the school board, several sources familiar with the negotiations said late Wednesday. The L.A. Unified school board could name an interim...
  • 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...
  • Deasy's leadership deficit led to his downfall

    Deasy's leadership deficit led to his downfall
    L.A. Unified Supt. John Deasy has left a blueprint for the next superintendent. It’s a pretty good map of what a school boss should and shouldn’t do. A superintendent should have a sense of urgency, and Deasy, now on his way out after a wild...
  • John Deasy resigns; Ramon Cortines named interim head of L.A. schools

    John Deasy resigns; Ramon Cortines named interim head of L.A. schools
    The Los Angeles Unified school board on Thursday officially accepted the resignation of Supt. John Deasy and voted to appoint his predecessor, Ramon Cortines, to fill the post on an interim basis. The board voted 6 to 1 to ratify Deasy's separation...
  • L.A. Unified sees a familiar face in Ramon Cortines

    L.A. Unified sees a familiar face in Ramon Cortines
    In 1999, the L.A. school system was in disarray amid internal political conflicts and a disastrous high school building project. School board members turned to Ramon C. Cortines to take control. On Thursday, they once again turned to Cortines to...
  • After Deasy, next LAUSD leader must support teachers

    After Deasy, next LAUSD leader must support teachers
    To the editor: Lost in all this controversy over departing Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy is an important fact: The most crucial employees in a school district are its teachers. All administrators, including superintendents, should...
  • LAUSD regrouping after Deasy's departure

    LAUSD regrouping after Deasy's departure
    The end of Supt. John Deasy's dynamic and controversial 3 1/2 year reign over public schools in Los Angeles leaves school district leaders with the daunting task of mending broken relationships with employees, especially teachers, while stoking a...
  • The public is still owed an accounting on John Deasy's iPad emails

    The public is still owed an accounting on John Deasy's iPad emails
    Will the public eventually find out the truth regarding the question-raising emails between John Deasy and the two companies that won the contract to provide iPads to students in the Los Angeles Unified School District? The terms of the separation...