Former Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy has accepted a consulting job as “superintendent in residence” for a training and coaching program funded by local philanthropist Eli Broad.
Deasy, 54, resigned under pressure last October after leading the nation’s second-largest school system for three and a half years.
At the time, Broad had lauded Deasy as the best L.A. superintendent in his memory. Deasy will coach graduates of the academy as they manage school systems, and he will also help with the training of future leaders currently going through the program.
“John Deasy’s long history of boosting opportunity and achievement for all kids is a testimony to his...