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School board probe goes to DA

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webmaster | 05/18/13

The investigation into alleged wrongdoing by some Madera Unified school board members has been turned over to the Madera County District Attorney’s office, according to trustee Michael Salvador.

Salvador, who was appointed by the board to coordinate the investigation, told The Tribune on Friday that he first contacted the office of the California Attorney General after receiving a report composed by private investigator Pete Chavez.

Salvador said he was told to take Chavez’ findings to the local DA. Salvador says he will meet with District Attorney Michael Keitz or one of his deputies next week on the matter.

Salvador said that MUSD trustees would discuss the report on the investigation in open session at their next regular board meeting on May 28. He underscored the board’s determination to follow the law to the fullest extent in dealing with the allegations...


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