The embattled Centinela Valley School Board under more fire from taxpayers after voting to appoint an interim superintendent, even though they are already paying for one. Jose Fernandez, the controversial school superintendent, is now out on paid leave after his salary went public. Fernandez said to have been paid more than 660 thousand dollars a year. Taxpayers claim that makes him the highest paid superintendent in the country. Especially, for a relatively small district that oversees three comprehensive high schools.
Fernandez also said to have financed a low interest loan from the School District of more than 900 thousand dollars to buy a home. Angry taxpayers at the School Board meeting demanding answers and some even yelling at board members to resign at once, calling them corrupt.
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