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LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (CBS)

LAUSD Chief Deasy Sounds Optimistic Note Ahead Of New School Year

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy presented his vision Tuesday to ensure every student graduates college-prepared and career-ready.

08/05/2014

School district officials are expected to decide on the fate of Superintendent Jose Fernandez (pictured), whose total compensation last year was $663,000. (credit: CBS)

Beleaguered Centinela Valley Superintendent Fired By School Board

A beleaguered Southland schools chief was reportedly fired Tuesday night over allegations of excessive pay.

07/08/2014

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OC School Administrator Shares Grandmother’s Story In Honor Of API Month

In the spirit of Asian-Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, an Orange County man is sharing his family’s triumph over a dark chapter in American history, the internment of Japanese Americans.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2014

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Superintendent Earns $1M Insurance Policy On School District’s Tab In Addition To Inflated Salary

A local school district is facing scrutiny once more after the board had paid for a whole-life insurance policy on its now-suspended superintendent, whose lavish salary was already inflated.

04/14/2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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

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

John Deasy (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Rialto School Superintendent Caught Up In Alleged Embezzler’s Web?

Parents in Rialto want to know how a former accountant could have stolen up to $3 million from the school system.

10/02/2013

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Superintendent Outraged After Charter School Test Mocks Public High School

A teacher at a local charter school is out of the classroom after writing a multiple choice question on a history exam that mocked the neighboring public high school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013

District officials say Dr. Jaime Aquino will remain on his post until Dec. 31. (Photo courtesy Los Angeles Unified School District)

Deputy LAUSD Superintendent In Charge Of iPad Rollout To Resign

A high-ranking official with the Los Angeles Unified School District will resign at the end of the year, district officials confirmed Friday.

09/13/2013

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

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Report: LAUSD Officials Suspended Over ‘Personnel Matter’

A San Fernando Valley local superintendent and three additional LAUSD officials were removed from the current positions amid an internal investigation, according to a report Thursday.

04/25/2013

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LAUSD Faces Criticism For Plan To Buy iPads For 600,000 Students

LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia says the purchase of an estimated 600,000 tablet computers is critical to ‘closing the digital divide’.

12/12/2012

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Attorney: ‘Criminal Culpability’ Needed To Fix LAUSD Abuse Scandal

An attorney representing alleged child sex abuse victims from Miramonte Elementary School called for a more thorough audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday.

11/30/2012

John Deasy (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

$40M ‘Race To The Top’ Over For LAUSD

The Los Angeles Unified School District was unable to continue its pursuit of $40 million in federal funding Tuesday after a failure to reach an agreement with the teachers’ union.

10/30/2012

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