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-- of the Oakland school board to come on this show explain why they voted to close those great schools they said now.
But bench -- said yes he created the model for those schools.
And those people don't look -- Q and some of it I understand because you're fully yourself you're obnoxious your harder work -- Yes and I am OK and then you know that was a bad start and then you who took some money from the schools you.
Might have even made.
I acknowledge that EU for less money did a better job educating them.
But some of the money went porous.
I was paid a salary I donated it back to the school to use to pay for kids to go to college and I take SAT.
I also use money to buy space for our students someone had to step up.
And get space we had 34 kids when I started today we have 12100.
What it's really about it's about the money were taken 28 million dollars a year from WSV they want the money back that's the Oakland school board Oakland school board wants the twenty million back.
If they clothes are scored a forty million is less per kid than they were spending on their own school.
No no that's what they're gonna get we get about ten million allies said they would get twenty million -- the when they close our school and -- get these 12100 kids back.
So -- yes -- they would get more money because the charter schools get less we get less so we have no space for our kids so someone had to step forward.
I bought -- space.
I -- the space can you imagine American Indian who buys property and wants to -- it.
Are you call this.
This these schools are called American Indian charter schools because you're in the end -- -- American Indian and I want it.
It's not schools for Indians -- now that's against a -- Perhaps the best and I'm not breaking the law all they yeah.
And you say the Oakland bureaucrats just want the money and they will get more money as they close charters because the state pays more to their lousy schools.
But there's more to it than that you.
I'm sure broke some of their rule -- you did rent some property yet hired your wife paid your money.
You say the save money maybe it's true but your break in the bureaucracies rule.
Yes that's very interesting my wife was paid her company which manage other schools finances she charged a 150000 dollars for -- goes.
Now they're paying almost 300000 dollars yes -- -- -- Surely did say the school 150000 dollars you charge too high rent to pay to tear.
Company I charged a dollar and nine cents a square foot.
Rental space in the city for school is two dollars to 250 square foot they ignored that.
The problem the whole thing is here at all.
If I broke all these rules -- they say ideas.
They say -- they say -- school -- they say I steal money it's been going on for twelve years I'm not arrested.
Never asked me -- -- keep control okay.
Then traded in jail but say the school and your results are phenomenal US news and world report says.
You're schools are number one in Oakland this month the Washington Post said American -- is number one on the list of most challenging high schools in America.
Yes with the -- and I have a big ego they say.
-- but the reason where the best is our students and our teachers work hard 100% of your high school seniors in the last three years were excepted and four year college.
And most of them graduated in the three years.
But -- Atlanta public.
Before they voted here's what some school board member said.
Because this school has high test scores.
You're asking me to turn my head the other way when there has been a violation of the public trust they have not provided the evidence that -- asked for.
And they stole money yeah.
Got out thing.
So this stealing stuff you say arrest may well.
They work slowly and government they -- -- of that -- years later on this is part of that propaganda.
I have -- anything to fight it and if I did steal money you probably broke some of their -- I hope I did.
If I did steal anything.
Don't close to school here's 12100 students.
Don't punish the students one thing I do know I know education and I know real estate.
Had kids who want to get an education and we can have enough space.
I took the bull by the horns I went out and I got space brackets and the people criticizing news the Oakland school board.
There are millions in debt they can't manage themselves they had to get a hundred million dollar emergency bailout from the state yours back.
American -- has never taken out along.
We have money in the bank as a matter of fact when they -- our school the state cut off by funding and we're still functioning -- no money from the state.
If you want to help us go to save schools.
Save and schools dot com we are running a school with no money from the state right now preschool -- -- It's not absolutely.
Certain that the schools will be closed to you your your out of the school now but your successors will appeal.
Maybe there's hope yet you can appeal we're appealing to that they are appealing to the Alameda County board of education.
And now hopefully today we'll look at the evidence we'll see but it's interesting anybody wants to see evidence.
We have twelve years of audits.
Never found any ruled it was broken any money that was missing the school district did not do an audit.
They totally ignored their auditors from the state list.
Well anybody can -- in these numbers but the best evidence is that you were kids succeed.
You would think that would be the measure.
No there's more money in be in a failing school system you have to close us down if they -- -- woo woo -- we are doing our job for half the money educating always.
I have to -- -- -- you get 6000 some per student -- district -- -- -- but when they get all the money -- federal money to special education they -- about 141000 -- -- it will stay with -- the.
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