Ventura County schools' new superintendent is 1st Latino, 1st person of color in role since 1873

VENTURA, Calif. (KABC) -- Ventura County Schools have a new superintendent, and he's making history.

Dr. Cesar Morales was sworn in Monday morning, becoming the first Latino and first person of color to be superintendent there since the office was created in 1873.

Dr. Morales thanked his parents who immigrated from Mexico.

The former middle and high school teacher says he plans to make diversity and equity cornerstones of his leadership leading the school district.

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