September 13, 2013 :: Jaime Aquino, LA Unified’s [Deputy]Superintendent of Instruction, has resigned, LA School Report has learned.
School Board President Richard Vladovic confirmed the resignation with this short emailed statement:
“Dr. Aquino served the students of LAUSD admirably for the past few years. He made a decision to leave the District and pursue other endeavors. I wholeheartedly thank him for his service to our students and District.”
Aquino was a top deputy of Superintendent John Deasy‘s. He took the lead on the district’s plan to purchase iPads for every student and teacher and led efforts to change the district’s instructional protocols to the Common Core State Standards.
There had been rumors of tensions between Aquino and Vladovic.