LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The Los Angeles Unified School District appointed John Deasy as the new district superintendent. He will replace Ramon Cortines when he retires this spring.

KNX 1070’s Claudia Peschiutta Reports

The LAUSD Board of Education announced the selection after closed-door meeting

Deasy was hired by the district in August to serve as Cortines’ chief deputy.

Cortines, 78, previously announced that he would be retiring in the spring.

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