Central Unified Community Rallies Behind Fired Superintendent

In a meeting to decide Central Unified’s interim leader, about 80 parents, teachers and students made it clear that they wanted Mark Sutton reinstated as superintendent.

Eight spoke during 20 minutes of public comment, and all had a similar message: Bring back Sutton. But they also had a fallback position. If the trustees don’t rescind Sutton’s termination, they should at least hire one of the three assistant superintendents to take the reins.

The public got half of its wish.

One week after a split Board of Trustees fired Sutton without cause nor explanation, they hired Assistant Superintendent/Chief Business Officer Kelly Porterfield as the interim chief. The trustees agreed unanimously on Porterfield.

Read more at GV Wire.


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