More Wilmer-Hutchins, today’s front page: “An administrative assistant to Wilmer-Hutchins’ maintenance director said Tuesday that she watched her boss destroy a stack of purchase orders that he asked her to assemble. She said he was acting on direct orders from Superintendent Charles Matthews. The district’s police chief confirmed that he found a stack of torn-up purchase orders in a trash bin behind the district’s maintenance building last Wednesday.”
Also, this sidebar, on the district’s attempts to shore up its image before next week’s election.
The WHISD needs to be closed. This is the only way to help the children TODAY -- not years from now. These problems are just a drop in the bucket and it's starting to overflow.
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