Critics of State Board of Education demand changes - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/13/09

Critics of State Board of Education demand changes

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Critics of the Texas Board of Education are demanding stronger ethics rules concering the $19 billion Permanent School Fund.

Lubbock's member of Texas Board of Education agrees it's time for change. "We've got some board members that have apparently received either contributions or gifts from different potential advisors in other words entities that being looked to be an advisor whether in real estate or some other area of the permanent school fund. I think that information needs to be dislosed," says Board member Bob Craig.

The board meets Friday to discuss ethics as the rules pertain to the Permanent School Fund.

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