If you needed money, you could get money.
Kenyetta Wilbourn Snapp, 40, in a series of exclusive interviews.
The children are not the focus, money is the focus. And what happens to the money no one knows because the money does not reach the classroom.
Beverly Jones, former New Jersey teacher of the year,
from the movie The Cartel
- Detroit Free Press: 12 Detroit principals stole $1M in kickback scheme
- Ex-EAA principal pleads guilty: I betrayed public trust
- Motion Picture Institute: The Cartel (Trailer)
- The Cartel: A Telling Revelation of the Corrupt Educational System in the “Best Country in the World”
- Cato: Corruption in the Public Schools: The Market Is the Answer
- Common Sense: A Public Fraud in the Midwest
- Common Sense: Cheaters Never Prosper
- Los Angeles Times: FBI seizes LAUSD records related to troubled iPad program
- Times-Picayune: ‘Will this ever stop?’ New Orleans school corruption charge distresses readers
- Baltimore Sun: Lawmakers concerned and angry about city schools enrollment woes
- Texas Watchdog: Houston ISD trustee alleges ‘corruption,’ ‘contract steering’ in initial hire for Grady Middle School contractor
This week’s image, at top, is a satirical drawing based on a published photo of Ms. Snapp, mentioned in this weekend’s column.