In Partnership with 74

Breaking: Board Votes to Oust Monica Garcia From Presidency

Samantha Oltman | March 19, 2013



Monica Garcia

The LAUSD Board voted today, 4 to 3, to limit the School Board president’s term to two years per individual. This will end Monica Garcia’s role as the Board’s president, a seat she has held for six consecutive years.

Board member Steve Zimmer was the deciding vote, joining his colleagues Marguerite LaMotte, Bennett Kayser, and Richard Vladovic to approve the limitation. Garcia, Tamar Galatzan, and Nury Martinez voted against the term limit.

Check back later for a full update on today’s School Board meeting.

Read Next