L.A. Unified School District

John Deasy's business dinners

The following are excerpts from the superintendent's expense account: Donors and the L.A. Unified School District paid about $167,000 to cover travel and meals, usually at high-end restaurants here and elsewhere, for former L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy, related to his local and national education agenda. Here are some examples: Date: Jan. 8, 2013 Place: Craft, Los Angeles Cost: $248.37 Purpose: Dinner with Newark schools Supt. Cami Anderson, an ideological ally, and two others. ---------- Date: June 19, 2013 Place: Piccolo Ristorante, Venice, Calif. Cost: $227.91 Purpose: Dinner with Pearson executives Sherry King and Judy Codding, the day after approval of...