The union suspects the parent advocacy group is trying to spearhead no less than a corporate takeover of public schools.
The campaign to expand the school board has been bankrolled
mainly by two big donors, but says it is now drumming up other
San Diegans 4 Great Schools raised more than $451,000 last year,
most of it from two prominent backers.
Scott Himelstein has been the well-connected guy behind the scenes and alongside the big names in San Diego schools. Now a controversial move to remake the school board is putting him in the spotlight.
The study could launch a battle over how the school board is chosen.