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He Once Struggled to Read. Now He's on State Board of Ed.

Educators throughout the state applauded when Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed former Sanger Unified School superintendent Matt Navo to the California Board of Education in April. Besides being a pioneer in collaborative learning, he's a nationally recognized expert in special education. And he's had a taste of just about every assignment...

Newsom Names Former Sanger Superintendent to State Ed Board

Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed Matt Navo of Clovis to the  11-member California Board of Education. Newsom's office announced Navo's appointment, as well as that of early education specialist Kim Pattillo-Brownson of Los Angeles, on March 29. Navo, 48, is director of systems transformation at the Center for Prevention and Early...