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We talk the future of LAUSD, after Superintendent Michelle King’s announces departure




Students arrive at a school in Los Angeles on December 16, 2015.
Students arrive at a school in Los Angeles on December 16, 2015.
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Michelle King, who has been on medical leave from her job as the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District since mid-September, announced Friday she will not return to the office.

King informed members of the L.A. Unified School Board she will remain on leave until June 30, at which point she will retire, according to a statement sent by the district.

Long-time administrator Vivian Ekchian, who has been serving as acting superintendent since October, will remain in that role, according to a separate joint statement from L.A. Unified school board members.

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Guest:

Kyle Stokes, K-12 education reporter for KPCC; he tweets @kystokes