Voters Love School Bonds. But Should They?

13 min

School bond measures almost always pass. More money for schools – and by extension, kids – seems like an obvious yes. But less attention is given to how that bond money gets spent and who is on the receiving end. One powerful lobbying group, nicknamed CASH, helps school districts get bonds passed. But critics say the arrangement is short-changing schools – and taxpayers.

Guest: Brian Krans, Bay Area-based freelance investigative reporter

Read Brian's full story: Cashing in on Education in the East Bay Express.