John Deasy

Los Angeles Unified School District

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Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District; former Superintendent of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

John Deasy on KCRW

The $1 billion dollar iPad program in L.A’s public schools is now on hold.

Superintendent Deasy on iPad Controversy

The $1 billion dollar iPad program in L.A’s public schools is now on hold.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Next Tuesday is back to school day for LA Unified and, yesterday, Superintendent John Deasy gave his annual State of the District address at Garfield High School in East LA.  He said…

The State of the LAUSD, Taking Advantage of LA’s Public School System

Next Tuesday is back to school day for LA Unified and, yesterday, Superintendent John Deasy gave his annual State of the District address at Garfield High School in East LA.  He said…

from Which Way, L.A.?

At the moment there does not seem to be an alternative to the deep federal budget cuts, known as the " sequester ," going into effect on Friday.

What Will the Looming Austerity Cuts Mean for Los Angeles?

At the moment there does not seem to be an alternative to the deep federal budget cuts, known as the " sequester ," going into effect on Friday.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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