Wednesday, October 18, 2017
California: Los Angeles Unified School Board President facing charges over political money laundering
President Ref Rodriguez stepped down from the presidency by remains a member of the board following charges that he authorized $285,000 in payments to a nonprofit that he led. The teachers' union has been highly critical of Rodriguez, but has not taken out a petition yet. They would need about 45,000 signatures to get the recall on the ballot.