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Five Years in, Cindy Marten Has Notched Some Successes at San Diego Unified But Black and Brown Students Still Struggle

Five years into San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten’s tenure, the district has moved the needle in some ways, floundered in others and at times behaved in ways that contradicted the “be kind, dream big” rhetoric on which Marten has staked her image. While districtwide test scores have risen, the achievement gap Marten pledged to tackle has gone virtually unchanged.