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SAN JOSE, CA – The Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization will seat three members on the Committee. An election to seat the candidates was held on December 5, 2019.
There are 11 seats on the County Committee — two from each of the five county supervisorial districts, and one elected at-large. Elected was one candidate each from Supervisorial Districts 1, 3, and 5: Bob Benevento was re-elected over Matt Price to be the committee member representing Supervisorial District 1; Barry Schimmel ran unopposed and is the committee member representing Supervisorial District 3; Mandy Lowell also ran unopposed and is the representative for the committee for Supervisorial District 5.
The primary responsibility of the County Committee is the reorganization of school districts, through territory transfers and unification as well as school board governance issues.
For more information on the County Committee, visit https://www.sccoe.org/supoffice/countycommittee/Pages/default.aspx
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About the Santa Clara County Office of Education
Working collaboratively with school and community partners, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is a regional service agency that provides instructional, business, and technology services to the 31 school districts of Santa Clara County. The County Office of Education directly serves students through special education programs, alternative schools, Head Start and State Preschool programs, migrant education, and Opportunity Youth Academy. The SCCOE also provides academic and fiscal oversight and monitoring to districts in addition to the 22 Santa Clara County Board of Education authorized charter schools.