Can New Central Superintendent Alvarado Heal the District?

Central Unified didn’t have to look far to fill its superintendent position. The school district announced the hiring of Andy Alvarado, currently the superintendent of Golden Valley Unified in Madera Ranchos. The board approved his hiring on 5-2 votes in cl...

Central Unified Secrets Revealed In Superintendent Firing

The Central Unified School District board, in closed session, voted against offering a one-year contract extension to its superintendent in January. Six weeks later, the trustees fired Mark Sutton. That is just one revelation found in nearly 1,000 pages of ...

Central Unified Fires Superintendent Sutton

Amid an angry group of parents, the Central Unified school board voted 4-3 to dismiss Superintendent Mark Sutton at its meeting Tuesday (Feb. 27) night. It is a case of déjà vu for Sutton. Prior to taking over as Central's superintendent in August 2015, he ...