By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
San Benito CISD School Board members-elect and incumbents victorious in the May 10 general election spoke candidly this week on their first orders of business upon taking office.
Board members Oscar Medrano and Hector Leal found themselves earning re-election bids while newcomers Angel Mendez and Arnold Padilla unseated incumbents Julian Huerta and June Aguilera, respectively. But before they’re sworn on Tuesday, Medrano, Leal, Mendez and Padilla discussed what they believe are high-priority matters.
Medrano, Leal and the trustees-elect all agreed that the investigation into suspended Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón must be finalized, but the incoming board members felt that an immediate focus on the district’s curriculum is paramount.
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