Deasy: “We Just Won’t Have School”
Hillel Aron | October 9, 2012
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Superintendent John Deasy delivered his “State of the District” speech Monday night at the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools. He highlighted gains made by the district in recent years, including rising test scores and the highest-ever district-wide graduation rate. He then pivoted, somewhat jarringly, to a dire warning of what would happen to the LAUSD budget if propositions 30 or 39 don’t pass, saying that he would be forced to cut the number of school days to 160:
“I don’t have new cuts. There’s nothing for me to recommend to be cut. We just won’t have school.”