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LA school board member’s support of immersion one reason he’s likely to be re-elected

March 8, 2012

Redistricting inspires Zimmer to seek reelection to school board

BY GARY WALKER

FOUR MORE YEARS? – Steve Zimmer announced to The Argonaut that he will be seeking reelection to the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education. (Argonaut photo by Gary Walker)

Having faced the possibility of being taken out of the district that he has represented for three years, Steve Zimmer became convinced of the career path he would embark upon for the near future.

In his first public declaration regarding his future with the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education, Zimmer, who was elected in 2009, told The Argonaut in an exclusive interview March 1 that he will be seeking reelection next year.

He said his experience with a redistricting commission map last month that initially removed him from and later returned him to District 4 and seeing the reaction from Westside and Hollywood parents who protested losing him as their LAUSD representative made the decision an easy one.

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