As the California Charter School Association and their allies spend millions on negative ads, education issues are swept aside.
The public pays for Marilyn Koziatek’s $87,000 a year salary, a $400 per night hotel room and a lobbying trip falsely disguised as professional development.
Five years ago Scott Schmerelson unexpectedly toppled a charter industry-backed incumbent. In 2020, these forces hope to seek revenge.
One school demands payment to access records while another stations armed guards at a board meeting. Both continue to receive public funds.