The story behind the grand jury report

COMMENTARY: Kern County Grand Jury Report about the El Tejon Unified School District

By Patric Hedlund

The Kern County Grand Jury issued a report two weeks ago about the El Tejon Unified School District. We published it in this newspaper. It pointed to poor communication between the board of trustees and the public. They mentioned discord and poor communication in the district, conflicts of interest, imprecise recusal policies and open meeting (Ralph M. Brown Act) violations.

Three of the current trustees (John Fleming, Lark Shillig and Vickie Mullen) plus a former superintendent (Katherine Kleier) were…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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This is part of the April 3, 2015 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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