Saavedra started in March 2014 after serving as interim superintendent for three months. He was the fifth person to run the district in less than three years.
Trustees of the South San Antonio Independent School District met Wednesday night to address a $6.4 million budget deficit.
The district’s chief financial officer presented several proposed reductions that could help the district close its funding gap.
Last year, Garden Valley was served by a South San Antonio ISD bus route. This year, the bus service was eliminated.
South San Antonio ISD, a small, high-poverty district, has made strides to overcome years of school board infighting and micromanagement.