The task will now be on John Ross to lead the troubled school away from its years of poor test scores and high staff turnover. Ross himself left Lincoln High earlier this year before Cindy Marten tapped him to take the helm.
Esther Omogbehin will be placed on paid administrative leave while the district decides her fate. Her legacy at Lincoln? It’s complicated.
San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten said she doesn’t care for the idea that a single person can save a district or school. Like it or not, that’s exactly what people are hoping she can do with a school like Lincoln.
All around the country there’s a conversation about how to best measure, nurture and hold accountable teachers. It’s one that’s not even being had at San Diego Unified.
San Diego Unified now ranks first among urban school districts
on English tests, third in math.