Michelle King

For the next LAUSD superintendent, promote an advocate from within, not an outside profiteer

For the next LAUSD superintendent, promote an advocate from within, not an outside profiteer

To the editor: As a retired 30-year Los Angeles Unified School District teacher, I'm sorry that Supt. Michelle King, after decades of service, must leave so soon. I suffered through many worse superintendents. (“LAUSD chief Michelle King won't return from medical leave for cancer, plans to retire,” Jan. 5)

After years of fumbling with outsiders who thought they knew best (remember iPads for everyone?), it seemed King might actually know how to handle our complex district and those who would break it up and let the profiteers take over.

I suggest that...

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