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EPISD Discusses Garcia Resignation

EPISD Discusses Garcia Resignation

POSTED: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 2:08pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 2:43pm

EL PASO- EPISD held a press conference at 1:30 today to discuss Superintendent Dr. Lorenzo Garcia's resignation.

School board President Isela Castanon-Williams says, "We see this as a time of opportunity to make some necessary shifts," adding "This has been a very traumatic situation for the district and the community."

She also added that looking for a new superintendent could cost up to $100,000.

A resignation letter submitted by Garcia stated, "My resignation should not be perceived as an admission of guilt," and that the resignation will allow him to," "concentrate on my own defense" and "allow the district to move forward without further distractions"

NewsChannel 9 is there and will have updates for you throughout the afternoon.  

Read Dr. Garcia's resignation letter- attached.

Letter of Resignation.pdf81.4 KB

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