Pioneering Educator Retires after 40 Years; Reformed Education in Juvenile Justice

Twin Cities Daily Planet

March 24, 2013


It is said that a society (or a person) shall be judged by what it (or he or she) has done for the least of its citizens. If in fact that is the case, then Larry Lucio shall be looked upon with much favor. The veteran educator, with more than 40 years of shaping young minds to his credit, has dedicated his career – and in many ways, his life – to serving students who were previously given little chance to succeed. Lucio, the state's first Latino principal, time and again requested to work in schools with populations of underachieving students – many of whom were students of color.
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