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LAUSD’s new superintendent likes idea of single-sex schools

Los Angeles schools Superintendent Michelle King said in remarks reported today that single-sex schools is one of several ways to potentially improve academic achievement and make the nation’s second-largest school system more attractive to parents. She also wants to better integrate science and math education into all grades, and expand programs popular with parents — such as […]

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Michelle King’s contract is finalized for LAUSD superintendent job

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education finalized a contract today with newly chosen Superintendent Michelle King. The board reviewed the contract behind closed doors then unanimously approved it in open session. King then received a standing ovation from the board and audience members. The pact sets King’s salary at $350,000 a year, and the […]

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Cortines returns as superintendent of LAUSD

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Ramon Cortines today will begin his third stint at the helm of the Los Angeles Unified School District as he assumes the role of interim superintendent.   Cortines, 82, replaces John Deasy, who submitted his resignation last week. Deasy will remain with the district on “special assignment” until the end of […]

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Deasy resigns as LAUSD superintendent

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - John Deasy resigned today as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, according to an online news site covering education.   Deasy signed a separation agreement ending his employment, the LA School Report reported, citing information from five district and school board sources with knowledge of the situation all of […]

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