In Defense of the Santa Clara County Office of Education

Writing once a week on the subject of education since being elected to the Santa Clara County Board of Education has been a privilege. In two weeks I will pen my 300th and last column.

County Office of Ed Says It’s ‘Well Functioning’ Despite Staff Purge

At a certain point one has to wonder if this has been Superintendent Jon Gundry’s plan all along: change disclosure policies on consulting contracts; discreetly hand out a bunch of big-dollar deals; fire the internal watchdogs; and rule through fear and intimidation so any other objectors resign.