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Deasy Decision Expected Today: Leaving or Staying?

LA School Report | October 29, 2013

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imagesBig Day today for LA Unified. Here’s the schedule although times are generally estimates:

11 am: A rally begins outside district headquarters. It’s sponsored by a group of community and educational groups that want to see Superintendent John Deasy remain in his job.

12:30 pm: The board meeting opens with a public comment period. This is a time when anybody can approach the microphone for any reason to comment about issues before the board, or in case of that guy who always reads a Biblical text, anything at all. Probable subjects for comment include the censure motion facing Board President Richard Vladovic and Deasy’s future as superintendent.

After Comments: The board introduces — or “notices” – Tamar Galatzan’s motion to censure Vladovic for conduct unbecoming a school district official.

After That: The board retreats to a closed door meeting in which Deasy is the prime subject. One of two outcomes is most likely: He stays or he goes.

After That: The board returns to open session to announce any decisions made in private. Deasy has promised to speak publically about events of the last several days.

The district is not providing a live video stream as it normally does for open board meetings.


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