Superintendent John Collins and the Poway Unified Board got along very well with Poway Federations of Teachers and its president Candace Smiley, even when the district notoriously took on $1 billion dollars of debt in CAB bonds.
Why Poway Unified Fired Its Superintendent
By Ashly McGlone
The Poway Unified School District board believes former
Superintendent John Collins, who was fired Sunday, took hundreds of
thousands of dollars in unauthorized pay, according to dismissal charges obtained by Voice of San Diego and an audit report released by the district Monday.
According to the documents, Collins was also censured for filing
litigation without the school board’s approval, and for interfering with
the district’s investigation into his financial dealings.
The board could ask a court to force Collins to pay back as much as
$345,000 – the amount forensic auditors flagged as unauthorized pay...