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Big Man on Campus: LAUSD Superintendent Cortines takes the mic

LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines
LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines
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Budget shortfalls, teacher and administration layoffs, budget shortfalls, school reform under Public School Choice, budget shortfalls… LAUSD Ramon Cortines faces a plethora of problems, with a budget deficit of $640 million for the year 2010-2011 underlining all of them. Continuing our series, the Superintendent takes an hour to answer your calls on these issues and more.


Ramon Cortines, Superintendent of LAUSD