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Sep 30, 2022

Robert Meszaros, spokesman for the Kern County Superintendent of Schools, said the office received allegations of “fiscal improprieties” from the Fairfax district in June 2021. The following month, it asked the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team to conduct an audit that ultimately found Moland may have committed fraud.

Sep 30, 2022

The new law was authored as a bill by California Assemblymember James Ramos of Rancho Cucamonga, the only Native American member in the state Legislature. This law would require task forces to submit annual reports to the California Department of Education, which would then submit a report to the Senate and Assembly Education Committees. Legislators would use these reports to inform future policies. ... And while the law doesn’t require districts to form task forces, Hernandez says it’s a step in the right direction.

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