somebody that at least pretends to care about public schools? What do you have
to be so mad about, some of the best schools in the state let alone the county are
Okay let me get to it, from WJCT: During the public comment portion,
Guerrieri also voiced concerns about the campaign contributions some school
board members had received from one of the school’s governing board members.
“I hope they’re not being allowed to continue because the chair of Tiger
Academy has given at least a thousand dollars to several school board members,”
According to campaign finance records from the Duval County
Supervisor of Elections, school board chairwoman Becki Couch, along with
board members Ashley Smith Juarez, Connie Hall, Fred “Fel” Lee and
Jason Fischer have all received campaign contributions from Tiger Academy Chair
John Baker II.
Fischer said that the contributions have no bearing on his ability to make
sound decisions as a school board member.
“I don’t think charter school donations affect decisions of board members any
more than union donations affect school board members,” he said. “I think
different interest groups get involved because they want to see good people in
office, not because they’re expecting any favors.”
they want their interests taken care of and John Baker, who also donated to
your opponents Coree Cuff and John Heyman, didn’t care who was elected because
he was hedging his bets. He definitely wanted favors and you came through.
and then vote for their special interests but a lot of us don’t.