Cortines proposing to overhaul LA Unified Education Service Centers
* UPDATED Superintendent Ramon Cortines is at it again: More restructuring! This time he is proposing an overhaul of LA Unified’s Education Service Centers, regional resource offices that facilitate school operations, implement directives from the board at the school level, and serve as parent outreach centers. The plan includes an expansion of the centers to...
By Vanessa Romo | March 24, 2015
Donna Muncey, a long-time Deasy aide, taking post with Boston schools
Donna Muncey, an aide to John Deasy in three different school districts, is leaving LA Unified to work under Tommy Chang, who served as a regional superintendent in LA Unified until his recent appointment as Superintendent of Boston Public Schools. Muncey was Chief of Intensive Support and Intervention under Deasy before his successor, Ramon Cortines,...
By LA School Report | March 16, 2015
‘Visionary’ LAUSD administrator picked to run Boston schools
The Boston School Committee selected Los Angeles administrator Tommy Chang as the city’s next superintendent Tuesday, bringing to an end a nearly 18-month search. Chang, 39, has been working for the last three years with more than 130 low-achieving schools as an instructional superintendent in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Intensive Support and Innovation...
By Craig Clough | March 4, 2015
Groundbreaking on new school; Chang finalist for Boston job
LA Unified broke ground Saturday on South Region High School #8 with a ceremony attended by district and community leaders. The school is the last of 131 to be built under the district’s current $27 billion bond program. The school will be on a 9.24 acre campus consisting of three learning communities, according to LA...
By Craig Clough | February 26, 2015