Sep, 2012

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The Takeover Artist
Sat, September 1, 2012

The way L.A. schools superintendent John Deasy sees it, he could make 100 percent of his high school graduates ready for a four-year college, rid the beleaguered district of lousy teachers, and rescue the most disadvantaged students from a life of poverty. All this in less than a decade. The key? Doing things his way. Click here to read more.

"The LAUSD's Breakfast in the Classroom is a giant step forward for a child’s daily nutrition. It also provides a rare and important opportunity for teachers to creatively engage with students around the subject of food: how we can eat with intention for our own health and the health of the planet."

Alice Waters Founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project and renowned Chez Panisse Restaurant

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