A new poll offers insight into what L.A. Unified's new superintendent might face once chosen by the district board: increased support for mental health, equity in schools and an annual evaluation of the superintendent.
No school board in the country is paid more than Los Angeles', and over the years it has become in effect a parallel power structure in the district.
As Los Angeles prepares to search for a new superintendent, some wonder whether the district needs to change dramatically before bringing on a new leader.
During his tenure, Beutner dealt both with a historic teachers’ strike and a pandemic.
The pandemic heightens regular challenges superintendents face during normal times and adds to tensions with school boards and teachers.
One of California's largest districts, with over 73,000 students, has appointed deputy superintendent Jill Baker as its new superintendent.
Search for new superintendent must build trust, create unity and provide a mandate.
Antwan Wilson apologizes for skirting district rules to transfer his daughter to another D.C. high school.
For the L.A. Unified board, outgoing superintendent may be the model for a successor.
Majority of superintendents in the state's largest 30 districts had strong ties to their districts when they were selected.
School boards hope that superintendents with ties to their districts will reduce the churn in leadership.
The district has had three superintendents in the past four years.
An EdSource survey of the state’s 30 largest districts shows that in 17 out of 30 districts, the superintendents have been in office for three years or less.