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2 Carroll ISD School Board Trustees Indicted and Arrested for Open Meetings Violations –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On April 6, 2021

Southlake, TX. (ECWd) –

FOX4-KDFW is reporting that two Carroll ISD School Board Trustees were indicted by a grand jury and arrested for violating the Texas Open Meetings Act.

They are accused of circumventing the TOMA by “communicating in a quorum” outside of an open meeting through the use of text messaging. The charge is a misdemeanor “conspiring to circumvent for secret deliberation” – by discussing board business, specifically the Cultural Competence Action Plan, in a series of private text messages.

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  • MZ
    Posted at 10:24h, 06 April

    Very good reporting. Jail time May teach them a thing or 2. We can only hope.

  • David Surbeck
    Posted at 12:42h, 06 April

    This article does not pertain to Illinois. It is discussing a school in Texas which also has the initials ISD. This is NOT the Illinois School for the Deaf (ISD.) We do not want someone to have the incorrect idea that this pertains to our state school, which currently does not have any issues with its board members. Thank you,

    • Madi
      Posted at 23:27h, 07 April

      All Texas schools are ISD – Independent School District. No one implied anything whatsoever pertaining to the Illinois school for the deaf..

  • Mags
    Posted at 08:19h, 07 April

    Arrests like these need to happen in Illinois. Maybe we would not have elected officials violating open meetings act as often as they do.

  • MZ
    Posted at 09:08h, 07 April

    The report stated it was in Texas. It is still good reporting. There is good and bad everywhere not just Illinois.. Thanks ECWd, or watching out in all areas and all states worth reporting about.