Fresno school administrator Jorge Aguilar has been officially named the next Sacramento City Unified superintendent with a starting annual salary of $295,000 – $5,000 more than currently paid to outgoing schools chief José L. Banda.

District trustees unanimously approved Aguilar’s contract at their Thursday night meeting.

School district leaders have praised Aguilar for his work with low-income students and English learners. More than 70 percent of Sacramento City Unified’s enrollment are considered disadvantaged.

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