Since 2000, the district has had four superintendents. Only former Colorado Gov. Roy Romer lasted longer than three years.
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October 29, 2013
October 29, 2013
John Deasy has reportedly told confidantes that the school board is making it too difficult to pursue his reform agenda for the nation's largest school district.
October 25, 2013
The superintendent of the nation's second-largest school district said he would give more information next week, after he receives his evaluation.
September 16, 2013
Jaime Aquino says he can't continue as deputy superintendent in the nation's second largest school system because school board members are micromanaging his efforts.
September 06, 2013
A book buyer bribed employees to allow him to take books from schools and sometimes sell them back to the district.
August 06, 2013
Eight districts, collectively serving roughly 1 million students, will operate under a radically different accountability system than the rest of California.
June 14, 2013
Los Angeles school board members will vote on the deal being recommended by Superintendent John Deasy next week.
May 22, 2013
The candidate backed by a coalition of wealthy education activists that include New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was heavily favored to win the runoff for the seat that represents the San Fernando Valley.
April 25, 2013
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $350,000 to a group that's supporting a candidate for Los Angeles' school board in a runoff election.
April 09, 2013
A new analysis of Los Angeles students finds that, while 59 percent of the Class of 2011 graduated on time, far fewer of those students were college-ready.