Reform candidate running for Los Angeles school board claims he is poor, but he pays himself $350,000 annually while paying his employees $8 an hour.
I don’t live in Los Angeles, but then neither do the hedge fund managers and equity investors and billionaires who regularly pump money into campaigns in districts where they don’t live. I am giving Bennett Kayser’s campaign $100 because he expects charter schools to be financially and academically accountable. All schools that receive public money should be held to the same standards. His opponent Ref Rodriguez operates a charter school which tried to keep a recent audit secret until after the election. It has been leaked, however. See the KPCC public radio summary here. Rodriguez is the charter’s co-founder and treasurer; the audit finds the school was “insolvent” for nine years and was poorly managed in terms of its finances.
Here is a comment on the blog:
“Here’s where you can donate on-line to Bennett’s campaign:
“Here’s his website in general:
“One more thing, Ref portrays himself…
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