Erika Torres Tapped to Lead Inglewood Schools

Erika Torres has been selected as the next administrator of the troubled Inglewood Unified School District. Torres most recently served as an advisor to outgoing administrator Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana, who has decided to retire.

Torres will be the seventh administrator to serve Inglewood Unified since it came under state receivership in 2012. Turnover is also a problem among the district’s educators.

Inglewood Unified’s progress has been slow, with enrollment numbers steadily declining.

Read more at Southern California Public Radio.


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