The Mayor’s Legacy
This coming June, Los Angeles will lose arguably its most education-focused Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa. What happens next isn’t very clear. As this recent Huffington Post entry describes (Being Education Mayor Is Different in LA), Villaraigosa never won control of the LA school system but he did start a nonprofit effort to help fix schools, and recruited...
By Alexander Russo | November 5, 2012
Morning Read: Deasy Extends Partnerships
Deasy Gets Authority Over Approving Outside Control of Schools The LAUSD school board approved giving Deasy the new authority when it approved extensions of agreements with the mayor’s Partnership for Los Angeles Schools and L.A.’s Promise. The teachers union and two school board members called for a delay, seeking a more extensive review of the schools’...
By Hillel Aron | October 10, 2012