Ratliff: lone vote on school board against Deasy settlement
While the LA Unified school board approved the contract settlement with former Superintendent John Deasy, the vote was not unanimous, several district sources confirmed. In a long, closed-door meeting of the seven board members earlier this week, one of Deasy’s staunchest critics on the board, Monica Ratliff, was the lone dissenter. The six other members voted...
By Vanessa Romo | October 16, 2014
Top 5 reasons the school board won’t vote on Deasy
Will the fate of John Deasy, the beleaguered LA Unified school chief who evokes passion among both supporters and critics, come down to a school board vote at his performance review scheduled for later this month? We say unlikely. Here are the top 5 reasons why: FOUR VOTES NEEDED (AND ITS PUBLIC) When the...
By Jamie Alter Lynton | October 8, 2014