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More campaign contributions from charters



The Times reported this week that Hillsborough County School Board incumbent Susan Valdes has received $12,000 from charter school operators, their owners and affiliated companies toward her re-election campaign.

For sure, that kind of thing is not just happening in Hillsborough County.

This account or a Duval County School Board campaign mentions many of the same individuals and companies who donated to Valdes.

When asked previously about donations from Charter Schools USA, its owner and development company, Valdes said she was proud to see they had faith in her; and that realistically, the public needs to adjust to the fact that state government leaders like charter schools.  

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 4:53pm]


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