New superintendent in Los Angeles picks executive team

April 27, 2011
John Deasy's appointments include several from outside the school system

From The Los Angeles Times: New Los Angelesschools Supt. John Deasy has assembled an executive team that he says will assert a laserlike focus on instruction, but some have assailed the cost as well as the appointees' ties to outside groups and philanthropies expected to pay for many of these positions. In assembling his own team and installing outsiders in key posts, Deasy is acting on assertions by critics that the district needs overhauling at the top.

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