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Top 5 Lessons From the Deasy Comeback Story

LA School Report | October 30, 2013

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smallkidatrallyNow that the LA Unified school district leadership is back to work after a day of maybe-this and what about-that, here are a few takeaways from yesterday’s drama leading to the school board surprise renewal of Superintendent John Deasy’s contract (live links send you to the full stories):

1. Grassroots support may actually matter if it appears spontaneous.

2. LAUSD Board members could learn a few lessons from kids in the sandbox.

3. Leaked information should always be viewed with skepticism.

4. The teachers union may want to consider a top-notch PR firm.

5. It’s not over ’til it’s over.



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