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L.A. Unified schools' chief works for district supplier

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/12/2010

Howard Blume

"Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines earned more than $150,000 last year for serving on the board of one of the nation's leading educational publishing companies, a firm with more than $16 million in contracts with the school district over the last five years. "Scholastic Inc. provides the main reading intervention curriculum for the Los Angeles Unified School District, a program that is part of the company's fast-growing educational technology business. "Cortines has disclosed his relationship with the New York-based company, and officials say he has avoided any decisions on Scholastic contracts. "Cortines' role, however, has generated criticism among some former senior officials and current employees. They said the corporate tie creates an appearance of impropriety." Read on...
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"L.A. Unified schools' chief works for district supplier", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2010. Consulté le 21/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/l-a-unified-schools-chief-works-for-district-supplier