Los Angeles Board of Education

L.A. school board won't vote to approve superintendent's strategic plan

L.A. school board won't vote to approve superintendent's strategic plan

After months of review, haggling and soul searching, Los Angeles Board of Education members this week avoided voting on a strategic plan developed by Supt. Michelle King.

She’ll go ahead with it anyway.

The plan’s centerpiece is a target of 100% graduation, which has never been achieved by a large school district and possibly not by a small one either. It isn’t clear in the plan when the nation’s second-largest school system is supposed to get there or achieve other lofty goals.

That point was made Tuesday by board member Ref Rodriguez at a board committee meeting held to review King’s latest...

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