SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL BOARD majority give superintendent finalist Carlos Garcia rave reviews


A majority of the San Francisco School Board give rave reviews for school superintendent search finalist Carlos Garcia, the San Francisco Chronicle reports this morning.

Now vice president of urban markets for textbook publisher McGraw-Hill, Garcia served as school superintendet in Las Vegas within the Clark County School District.

In San Francisco, he served as vice principle of Horace Mann Middle School from 1988 to 1991. He was also superintendent of the Fresno Unified School District from 1997 to 2000.

Garcia’s career in education began in California as a teacher and principal. He was also superintendent of the Sanger Unified School District and superintendent of the Fresno Unified School District. Garcia earned his master’s in education at Claremont Graduate School and an administrative credential in educational administration from California State University, Fullerton.

San Francisco School Board Members Mark Sanchez, Hydra Mendoza, Norman Yee and Jane Kim praise Garcia as a good fit for the City, reported Chronicle Staff Writer Jill Tucker.

Pat Murphy contributed to this report.

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