Austin Beutner

Superintendent of LAUSD

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Publisher of the California News Group and CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribuneco-founder and chairman of the private equity firm Evercore;  former first deputy mayor of Los Angeles and chief executive for economic and business policy, which includes oversight of the Department of Water and Power, the Los Angeles Airports and the Los Angeles Port; former mayoral candidate, 

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“We’re trying to work towards a plan where we might be able to take care of children. We’re not there yet.

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner on closed schools and taking care of kids amid coronavirus

“We’re trying to work towards a plan where we might be able to take care of children. We’re not there yet.

from Greater LA

After marathon talks with the teachers union, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner tells Press Play he’s tired but happy that educators and students are back in school, “back to what…

LAUSD superintendent Austin Beutner on taking the strike’s momentum to Sacramento for more funding

After marathon talks with the teachers union, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner tells Press Play he’s tired but happy that educators and students are back in school, “back to what…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Michell Eloy  
 A strike by LAUSD teachers is postponed until Monday. That could give the union, United Teachers Los Angeles, and the district a few…

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner on what happens to students if teachers strike

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Michell Eloy A strike by LAUSD teachers is postponed until Monday. That could give the union, United Teachers Los Angeles, and the district a few…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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