Steve Barr is said to be leaving his chairman of the board post to focus on "national education issues."
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November 23, 2009
November 03, 2009
It looks like the Los Angeles Unified School District, just a few days after announcing that parents would have the power to initiate new reforms at troubled schools, has disempowered them--or, at the very least, watered down their power. It seems Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines' has had a change ...
October 27, 2009
Under new rules, parents of students in struggling schools can demand different management.
October 16, 2009
Lawyers for the teachers' union urge swift legal action.
October 05, 2009
The district's highly regarded construction chief resigns after reported conflict with Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines.
August 25, 2009
Los Angeles Unified school board OKs outside managers for schools
August 21, 2009
Los Angeles superintendent audacious in his pursuit of Race to the Top money.