Cindy Marten has a tough job ahead of her. She has to oversee the education of more than a 100,000 students and all the massive operations that go with that.
But her greatest challenge might be herself. Her own analysis of the state of San Diego Unified School District is troubling, even damning.
As she says, the school system cannot demonstrate what a quality school is. She says schools need more money, but they can’t offer any way for taxpayers or parents to measure the return on their investments in the system.