A.J. Duffy

Apple Academy Charter Public Schools

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Recently departed president of the United Teachers of Los Angeles; special education teacher, a 35-year district veteran and long-time union activist; Executive Director of Apple Academy Charter Public Schools

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LA Unified has more charter schools than any other district in the US.

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President Obama's Education Secretary, Arne Duncan, told a recent labor-management conference that, in these very tough economic times, school districts and teachers' unions can solve…

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The LA Unified School District has a new Superintendent. He's  John Deasy , who's been assistant to retiring Ramon Cortines for the past few months.

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