Apple iPad
Supt. Deasy is a distraction for LAUSD

To the editor: Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy got it right. At this point, the iPad scandal is not an internal LAUSD problem, it's a political issue. It became so from the instant that the public found out about emails that suggest a conflict of interest. ("Strained ties cloud future of Deasy, LAUSD," Sept. 12) Not only are parents and teachers concerned about Deasy's relationship with Apple and Pearson—with whom Deasy and a deputy began discussing a contract two years before bidding on the project began — but also members of the community like myself who volunteer and work hard to support the education of our children. At this point,...