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Under mounting scrutiny, LA superintendent faces school board in annual review




File photo: Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy  speaks during a press conference at South Region High School #2 in Los Angeles, California February 6, 2012.
File photo: Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy speaks during a press conference at South Region High School #2 in Los Angeles, California February 6, 2012.
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Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent John Deasy weathered a solid year of criticism for his controversial iPad program.

He then took on a high-profile position in a case against teacher tenure.

Now, he's dealing with the fallout of an irksome new attendance system — all this ahead of his annual review by the school board.

"Deasy's problems were fewer last October," KPCC's Annie Gilbertson reports, "when they concerned mainly a botched rollout of the iPad program. Still, rumors swirled then that Deasy would be fired or step down. Neither happened."

Read the full story: Amid iPad, attendance system controversies, school board to weigh superintendent's performance