Chandler, LAUSD’s head of IT, resigns in face of MiSiS crisis
Ron Chandler, LA Unified’s Chief Information Officer and the public face of the district’s two biggest technology programs, iPads and the new student-tracking system, resigned today in a shuffling of the district’s Information Technology Department. The move is the latest and most decisive change during Ramon Cortines‘s first two weeks as superintendent, and it comes as...
By Vanessa Romo | October 31, 2014
LA Unified’s head of technology, MiSiS overseer, resigns
* UPDATED Ron Chandler, LA Unified’s Chief Information Officer and the official responsible for the implementation of MiSiS, the new student-tracking system, has has resigned after four years with the district. The move represents the most decisive change in Ramon Cortines’s first two weeks as superintendent. It comes as the district continues efforts to clean...
By LA School Report | October 31, 2014
LA Unified Board Facing Another Long Day of Meetings
Another long day for LA Unified board members is gearing up tomorrow, with their regular meeting at 10 a.m., followed by two committee meetings. Only one item at the board meeting is open to the public: a motion to urge the US Army Corps of Engineers to adopt a new plan, called Alternative 20, to revitalize...
By Vanessa Romo | November 18, 2013
LA Unified Wants Student Hackers on an Anti-Hacking Panel
Los Angeles Unified will assemble a student committee to advise its response to the recent security breach of district-issued iPads by 185 high school students, Ron Chandler, the district’s chief information officer, said yesterday. The move is the district’s attempt to find a way to balance students’ desires to surf the web unfettered with the...
By Brenda Iasevoli | September 26, 2013