Garcia’s Explanation for Missed School Meetings Contradict Official Records

Arizona Dem candidate for governor claims teaching schedule prevented him from attending board meetings

David GarciaOfficial documents appear to contradict the defense David Garcia, the Democratic nominee for governor of Arizona, has offered for missing nearly half of all meetings of the charter school board of directors he sat on between 2013 and 2017. Garcia has anchored his challenge to first-term incumbent Republican governor Doug Ducey around education, especially calls for increased oversight and accountability in Arizona's burgeoning charter school system.