Michelle King will head LAUSD as superintendent search continues
LA School Report | December 21, 2015
Your donation will help us produce journalism like this. Please give today.
Ten days after Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines quietly slipped out of the district, his deputy, Michelle King, is assuming the role until a permanent successor is selected, officials said. The Board of Education had hoped to announce a new superintendent Saturday, but emerged from a closed door, 13-hour session with nothing settled. Although the board took no official action, King will serve as superintendent because she was the No. 2 administrator under Cortines, said district general counsel David Holmquist. King is a candidate for the top job, but there is no indication that her provisional promotion is either an endorsement or a sign that she’s out of the running.
Read the full story here