Breaking news: LA Unified confirms Cortines is interim
LA School Report | October 16, 2014
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LA Unified has confirmed that the district’s former superintendent, Ray Cortines, will return to the post on an interim basis until a permanent replacement is found for John Deasy, who resigned today.
Here’s the statement:
“The Los Angeles Board of Education has appointed Ramon C. Cortines to serve as Superintendent of Schools pending a search process for a successor superintendent to Dr. John E. Deasy. The District appreciates Mr. Cortines agreeing to serve in this capacity.
“Mr. Cortines will begin his tenure on Monday, Oct. 20.”