Board of Education
A high-powered Los Angeles attorney and civil leader has urged the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education to keep embattled Superintendent John Deasy on the job.
California schools will receive an infusion of more than $3.6 billion in extra money this year, much of it targeted to the neediest students as part of a redistribution plan pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The Board of Education voted Tuesday to continue its controversial “Breakfast in the Classroom” program despite critics who claimed about reduced instruction time and and unsanitary classroom conditions.
The Los Angeles school officials have reversed an earlier decision to allow two charter schools to continue operating in the wake of a cheating scandal last year.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s office says his controversial pick for the state Board of Education, former state superintendent Bill Honig, has withdrawn his name for the job.
The California Board of Education wants a state investigation into alleged misconduct during a petition drive for a Compton charter school.