LAUSD School Board Member Mónica García Statement on the Swearing-In of Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger

Dec. 5, 2016

“We congratulate Supervisor Janice Hahn and Supervisor Kathryn Barger on the beginning of their service on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

“We are partners in creating environments where youth and families can thrive. The more than 10 million residents represented jointly on the Board of Supervisors includes Los Angeles Unified School District school communities of students, families, educators, support staff, and partners. We will continue to stand in solidarity with the Board of Supervisors to protect the rights of and provide services for the most vulnerable in our region.

“Today, we mark another victory in Los Angeles for diversity in leadership. The movement toward 100 percent graduation is counting on you as we continue to make progress to increase graduation rates, decrease suspensions and dropouts, and strengthen cross-jurisdictional collaboration.”

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