The Santa Clara County Board of Education has appointed Dr. Mary Ann Dewan as superintendent and Kathleen King as its new Area 2 trustee.
Before everyone goes back to ignoring the mess that is the county Office of Education, here’s one last detail on Jon Gundry’s ill-fated reign.
Jon Gundry walked away from his post as county schools chief with $151,000 in severance pay and benefits through July 2018.
Khanh Tran, president of the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District board, has hitched his wagon to an unusual political ally.
County schools chief Jon Gundry offered conflicting accounts about flouting the Public Records Act—while under oath.
Last week, a judge ruled that a lawsuit could continue to trial against the county Office of Education and superintendent of schools.
County schools chief Jon Gundry hid income and secret contracts before firing a whistleblower last year, according to a federal lawsuit.
Spark Charter School, where a teacher’s aide was arrested on suspicion of molestation, is closed until all employees undergo background checks.
A coordinated plan to put the Santa Clara County Office of Education on notice last week ended up being the equivalent of a protest dress rehearsal.
None of county Superintendent of Schools Jon Gundry’s secret contracts and subsequent under-sight reaches the level of the latest bad deal.