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Elizondo ready to drop legal fight with Ontario School Board, seeks ‘peace’

ONTARIO - Jodi Elizondo, Ontario High School principal, laid down her legal sword last week, forgiving Ontario School Board members and saying she was ready to move on.

“Ontario needs some peace,” Elizondo said in a statement to the Enterprise.

Her decision ends months of turmoil between Ontario School District administrators and the school board. The events triggered three investigations of board members, prompted one board member to resign, produced two board censures of its own members and led the board to publicly apologize to Elizondo for its “numerous baseless, inaccurate and unfounded claims.”

The Ontario School Board continues to remain largely mum about developments, including the disclosure that board member Eric Evans for the third time was found to violate policies.

Board Chair Tom Greco didn’t respond to emails Friday seeking comment on the latest developments and Evans . . .