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[Susan notes: Here's a letter that's short and to the point.]

Published in Los Angeles Times

To the editor

Yes, Deasy is definitely pushing to change L.A. Unified by removing the chance of education for more than 300,000 students. I'd like to hear him explain exactly why the district plans to eliminate the adult education program, which grants high school diplomas, gives career education and teaches English to so many of the parents of the children he is trying to help.

Deasy is certainly pushing to change the system, but not for the better.

Bessie Platt

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