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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...