L.A. Schools Chief Plans Retirement After Cuts
The superintendent of the nation's second-largest school district plans to retire next year after serving less than two years amid massive layoffs, controversial reform and a construction scandal.
Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Ramon Cortines, 78, intends to retire sometime next spring, although he has still not decided exactly when, district spokesman Robert Alaniz said Thursday.
"I have to lay the groundwork for transition," Cortines told the Daily News in a story published Thursday. "This district needs to...
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