Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy speaks during a press conference at South Region High School #2 in Los Angeles, California February 6, 2012.
The first day of school for LAUSD is less than a week away — the bell rings on August 14 — and Superintendent John Deasy had a few words for school principals and administrators on Thursday; we were there, live-tweeted it and have archived the stream below.
Deasy shared his “expectations and priorities” for the 2012-13 school year.
Most school board members were in attendance at the address.
Some issues Deasy’s addressed:
- The role of teaching to new Common Core standards
- Expanding school choice options for parents and students
- Improving administrator and teacher accountability
- Boosting high school graduation rates
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