Latino Parents Demand Answers in Vain Over Anaheim Principal Demotion
June 11, 2014
Latino parents voiced opposition to a principal removal at an elementary school Monday night at the Anaheim City School District's (ACSD) board meeting. Their testimonies were all for naught. If the scenario sounds familiar, it's because it is! This time last year, mostly Latino parents from Benito Juarez elementary called on board members to retain Principal Roberto Baeza instead of transferring him out to Palm Lane, only to be turned down. Just a few months into his new assignment, administrators placed Baeza on leave this year before Superintendent Linda Wagner demoted him back to being a teacher. The move didn't sit well with those who demanded answers.
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