Deasy’s future on agenda in another LAUSD closed meeting
The LA Unified school board returns to another closed session on Oct. 14, with one of the agenda items “Employee Evaluation General Superintendent of Schools.” It’s the second time in two weeks such an item was listed for discussion, suggesting that the finish line for John Deasy as superintendent may now be in sight. What remains...
By LA School Report | October 8, 2014
Michelle King explains her offer to replace Deasy
Even before the LA Unified school board began discussing a possible buyout for Superintendent John Deasy, Tuesday night, one of his top deputies volunteered to take his place during a transition to new leadership. While it might have appeared opportunistic to some, Michelle King, the deputy superintendent who offered to step in, explained in a brief statement...
By Vanessa Romo | October 2, 2014
Analysis: A deal between Deasy and the board? No real surprise
So now we have a hint of what the LA Unified board members were discussing during the four hours they met in private Tuesday night. Part of the conversation dealt with finding a way to reach a financial settlement with Superintendent John Deasy to remove him from his post, as the LA Times reported this morning....
By Michael Janofsky | October 2, 2014
Talks about Deasy’s dismissal authorized by LA Unified board
Via LA Times | by Howard Blume and Stephen Ceasar The Los Angeles Board of Education has authorized its attorneys to discuss terms of a possible departure agreement with schools Supt. John Deasy, The Times has learned. The move was made in a specially called closed session Tuesday, but it was not disclosed publicly. No...
By LA School Report | October 2, 2014
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Future of Deasy moves behind closed doors in board meeting
Drama tonight. Or maybe not. The LA Unified school board is convening a two-part session at 4 p.m. today — one open, the other closed, with Superintendent John Deasy the prime subject of conversation in the closed session. Members have confirmed that they are using their privacy to determine what parameters to consider when Deasy...
By Vanessa Romo | September 30, 2014
Closed LAUSD board session grew out of request by Ratliff
The LA Unified school board’s sudden decision to hold a closed door session next week grew out of a Sept. 17 email request from Monica Ratliff to Board President Richard Vladovic, in which she expressed her desire to “discuss the current personell (sic) matter.” The reference was to Superintendent John Deasy, whose performance evaluation is...
By Michael Janofsky | September 25, 2014