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U.S. Education Secretary In LA To Highlight ‘Excellence In Education’

The nation’s top education official was in the Southland Wednesday as part of a White House schools initiative.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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Parents Challenge Superintendent Over LAUSD’s Spending On iPads Over Teachers, Repairs

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy received difficult questions Monday night from parents concerned about the district’s controversial plan to buy more iPads for students rather than investing in more teachers and school supplies.

03/03/2014

This photo featured on the "Repairs Not IPads" page appears to show a cockroach crawling on a classroom sink. (Photo courtesy Facebook/Repairs Not IPads)

LAUSD Official Says Buildings Are Safe, Well-Maintained Amid Criticism Over iPads Plan

After outcry from critics who say schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District are poorly maintained while the district spends a $1 billion to furnish students with iPads, a district official says buildings are safe and constantly monitored.

02/20/2014

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Report: LAUSD Spending More On Tablets Than Other Southland Districts

The Los Angeles Unified School District spends more to equip students with tablet computers than other school districts, which choose less expensive devices, according to a newspaper report.

01/01/2014

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LAUSD Mulls Slowdown On iPad Rollout Following Missteps

The Los Angeles Unified School District considered changes to its problematic iPad initiative Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy is among the defendants named in a new lawsuit against the district. (Photo credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Schools Chief John Deasy Gets Contract Extension To 2016

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s board moved to extend Superintendent John Deasy’s contract to 2016 Tuesday, despite earlier rumors that he would resign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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Civic Leader Urges LA School Board To Keep John Deasy As Superintendent

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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The Latest On LAUSD’s School Superintendent Deasy: Will He Stay, Or Will He Go?

Deasy says he isn’t talking until Tuesday.

10/25/2013

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LAUSD School Superintendent Deasy Reportedly Will Resign In February

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy plans to resign in February, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.

10/24/2013

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Mayor Garcetti, Deasy Participate In Walk To School Event Encouraging Physical Fitness

Parents of children in the Los Angeles Unified School District Thursday will begin receiving letters from the state saying their child is overweight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/24/2013

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LAUSD Superintendent Wants To Slow iPad Rollout

The leader of the nation’s second-largest school district wants to put the brakes on an ambitious $1 billion plan to place iPads in the hands of every student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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LAUSD Kicks Off Annual ‘Student Recovery Day’

The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday kicked off its annual Student Recovery Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (courtesy UTLA)

Deasy: LAUSD Should Lead State, Nation In Teacher Assessments

With the start of a new school year less than a week away, the head of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) says it’s time for the district to lead.

08/08/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (courtesy UTLA)

LAUSD Chief Gets ‘F’ In Teachers Union Survey

The union representing teachers with the Los Angeles Unified School District gave Superintendent John Deasy a “failing grade” in a performance review released Thursday.

07/11/2013

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LAUSD Votes To Keep Controversial ‘Breakfast’ Program

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2013

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