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.
Najim came up with the idea for Super Summer Readers to try to bridge the gap between the previous school year and next, and try to advance learning in the off time.
The district’s chief financial officer presented several proposed reductions that could help the district close its funding gap.
South San Antonio Independent School District forecasts it, too, will be hit with a budget gap in the 2018-19 school year.
When Rodriguez takes his oath as South San ISD’s newest trustee, he will bring two things to the board: financial acumen and a positive attitude.
The six existing trustees reviewed the applications, interviewed the four candidates, and announced their new colleague will be Luis Rodriguez.
The South San ISD board has not decided whether to reopen the position for applications or to wait for a November election to fill the vacant seat.
Edward Mungia, who works on Councilman Rey Saldaña’s staff, is the newest member of the South San Antonio Independent School District board of trustees.
The supervisor’s exit is an early sign that the once-troubled board is making progress towards stability in the eyes of the Texas Education Agency.