LA Times endorses Rodriguez, Galatzan, Vladovic
LA School Report | April 24, 2015
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On May 19, when Angelenos head back to the polls for runoff elections, there will be three L.A. Unified school board seats in play. Technically, four seats are being decided, but incumbent George McKenna is running unopposed.
This is an especially important election because it is the members of the new board who will pick a permanent superintendent to replace former Supt. John Deasy. They must find someone who shares Deasy’s sense of urgency about improving the future of impoverished and minority students, but who also is a pragmatic and collaborative leader, which Deasy often was not. They then must empower the new superintendent to do great things, while providing wise and informed oversight.
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