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11. He moved the goal post for approval to allocate funds from $100,000.00 to $1,000,000.00
Tue May 14, 2024, 09:37 AM
May 14

He took the money because he can. He changed the rules on payment approval so he could fire-hose the school district's money into wherever the hell he wanted. He got away with it so far because Texas is run by "Oil Baron Billionaires"" and they're too stupid to care.

Per the Houston Public Media:
Upon the announcement of his appointment, Miles simultaneously announced broad changes within the district.
These changes include:
Eliminating hundreds of central office positions
Raising the spending threshold requiring board approval to $1 million from $100,000
Reductions in consecutive vacation and sick leave for teachers
A waiver to allow for hiring non-certified teachers and administrators
A waiver for Mike Miles' superintendent certification
The creation of a "New Education System"

* "The Art of (Oil Field) Inheritance" or "You Can Get Rich Off the Crumbs Falling from Their Dinner Plate"

We have schools Snoopy 7 May 14 #1
He fired the 2023 Principal of the Year! TexasBushwhacker May 14 #9
Actually, without looking it up right now, Susan Calvin May 14 #10
Abbott and his sycophant legislature have two Dominionists supporting them who want to kill public schools. Lonestarblue May 14 #2
+1. Christian dominionist are our Taliban. nt Hotler May 14 #6
I'd like to see how he did this Beatlelvr May 14 #3
It seemed as though radical noodle May 14 #8
Charter schools always have been about funneling taxpayer money to senseandsensibility May 14 #16
Of course... radical noodle May 15 #20
You're right senseandsensibility May 15 #24
He moved the goal post for approval to allocate funds from $100,000.00 to $1,000,000.00 jaxexpat May 14 #11
seems like he overlapped administrations for Texas and Colorado. They are trying to get paper trail BlueWaveNeverEnd May 14 #14
WOW, hoping the nightly news picks up on this. KS Toronado May 14 #4
Talk about corruption! Texas seems to invent a new type every year. Fla Dem May 14 #5
He's Republican, right? Jerry2144 May 14 #7
I've been trying to find another source for this info... Nittersing May 14 #12
The Houston Chron finally has it tonight TBF May 14 #18
thx BlueWaveNeverEnd May 14 #19
Banking buddies? - UMB, n.a. has economic hubs in both TX and CO...and other states. Backseat Driver May 14 #13
Kicked and recommended Uncle Joe May 14 #15
This is in the Houston Chron tonight -- TBF May 14 #17
My impression of Texas in general (politically and economically speaking) B.See May 15 #21
And that Attorney General skated a couple months ago. Patterson May 15 #22
The rural areas anyway. But remember Texas has several TBF May 15 #23
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