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Former Central Elementary principal Cindy Marten will take over as superintendent of the state’s second-largest school district next week.

School board trustees who selected Marten for her new post point to her success at Central Elementary as evidence she’s qualified for her the significant promotion.

For that reason, Marten has spent much of her time in recent months talking about her work at the City Heights elementary school and the tough decisions she faced there. Scott Lewis asked Marten about both topics at an April event at the Ken Cinema.

In the latest edition of Fact Check TV, Lewis and I focused on a statement Marten made about cuts Central endured over the last decade.

Watch the video:

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Lisa Halverstadt

Lisa is a senior investigative reporter who digs into some of San Diego's biggest challenges including homelessness, city real estate debacles, the region's...

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