Wanted: Someone to work 15-hour shifts, seven days a week, to help children progress academically while also working on solutions to address food and housing insecurity — and all while battling a once-in-a-lifetime public health crisis.
That’s not how the job posting read when Los Angeles Unified schools chief Austin Beutner signed up for the role. But had it been, he still would’ve been up for the task.
In fact, he said during a recent interview, “I would’ve found it harder to turn it down. … If someone told me kids would be more in need, I would’ve felt it was a responsibility to try to help in any way, shape or form.” Click here to read more: https://www.dailynews.com/2021/06/26/ive-still-got-another-chapter-in-me-for-lausds-beutner-a-turbulent-term-but-no-regrets/?