Thursday, July 10, 2014

From principal to super: Big year of change

IN THE NEWS: Not long ago, Cindy Marten spent her days overseeing a couple dozen teachers, intervening in playground scuffles In the News and advocating for her mostly poor Spanish-speaking families in City Heights, where she worked as an grade-school principal. What a difference a year makes. As superintendent of California’s second-largest school district, Marten has spent the past 12 months building a $1.2 billion budget and crafting education policies for 130,000 students and 6,000 teachers. Read more from UT San Diego.