Kayser changes vote, board approves non-voting board member
Minutes after voting against a motion to place an interim board member in the vacant seat on the LA Unified board, Bennett Kayser changed his mind, allowing the process to go forward. As a result, he broke the 3-3 deadlock and changed it to a 4-2 vote. A committee will form under Steve Zimmer to develop the parameters of...
By Leigh Anne Abiouness | January 14, 2014
Is the Tide Turning? Scorecard Favors Deasy
As supporters gathered at a rally outside of LA Unified headquarters in advance of today’s school board meeting, the scorecard of those who have come out in support of Superintendent John Deasy versus those who have voiced opposition is increasingly lop-sided. In the “Deasy should go” column is one of the most powerful unions in the...
By Leigh Anne Abiouness | October 29, 2013