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Superintendent Sarvis Announces Retirement


Confirming what has been privately speculated about for months now, Santa Barbara School District Superintendent Brian Sarvis formally announced his upcoming retirement at the school board meeting this week. After nearly a decade with the district—the past seven of which have been as superintendent—Sarvis, who has worked in public education for more than three decades now, is stepping down at the official close of the school year in the name of spending more time with his family. In an emotional announcement, Sarvis pledged to make the transition from his leadership to whomever the school board hires to replace him a “seamless” one.

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