An investigation into the Sweetwater Union High School District superintendent eventually snowballed into a massive scandal that resulted in convictions for several school leaders and dominated the news for years. Missing from most of those stories was the small, devoted group of parents and community members who set the whole thing in motion.
Is it really that easy for two officials convicted of on-the-job misconduct to try and reclaim their positions? Yes, it turns out. That’s because the prospect of running for re-election was built into their sentences.
The contracting corruption case strikes at the heart of the
South Bay political establishment.
But a school board member critical of Jesus Gandara says that
doesn’t meet her request to discuss whether to put him on
After a series of scandals, a South County school board member
wants to discuss Jesus Gandara.