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Former LAUSD Superintendent Michelle King dies

LOS ANGELES — All flags at Los Angeles Unified School District properties were flown at half-staff until Feb. 6 in honor of former Superintendent Michelle King, who died of cancer Feb. 2 at the age of 57. “Dr. King was a Los Angeles Unified student who found her passion in education and dedicated her life Read More…

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LAUSD superintendent pick called ‘unconventional’

LOS ANGELES — Investment banker and former Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner toured Belmont High School May 2 during his first day as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, but he continued to face questions due to his lack of education experience. “To state the obvious, I’m an unconventional choice. Unconventional by lots of Read More…

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Michelle King named LAUSD superintendent

LOS ANGELES — A day after hiring Michelle King as the new superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the school board finalized a contract with her Jan. 12. The board reviewed the contract behind closed doors then unanimously approved it in open session. King then received a standing ovation from the board and Read More…