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Listen: Deasy on “Adult Stress” vs. What Kids Need

LA School Report | July 12, 2013

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If you haven’t listened to it already, check out this NPR interview with LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy from last week — taped at the Aspen Ideas Festival just before the LAUSD School Board meeting. [Or, you can read the transcript here.]:

In the interview, Deasy addresses criticism of his work and acknowledges the many stress his initiatives have caused for adults in the school district, but suggests that the stresses poor kids and families face is far more extreme (and implicitly more deserving).

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