On a first-day district tour, new L.A. schools chief signals his style and intent

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On the first day of school in the Los Angeles Unified School District, recently hired Supt. Austin Beutner climbed a firetruck, served out farro salad and gripped a golf club — all part of a whirlwind day in which he signaled some of the ways he hopes to improve the district’s performance and reputation.