TSON News: "The unprecedented $5,000 contributions made to each [School Board Members Cam] Foster, and [Krystal] Juarez were made by a Ms. Carly Brooks. Ms. Brooks’ husband, Mr. Rob Brooks, is the Vice President of Marketing for ESI. ESI’s contract was recently approved in a vote of Consent Agenda item. No discussion was allowed by Board president Adelita Grijalva.
In July, Ms. Foster and Mr. Juarez joined TUSD Board President Mrs. Adelita Grijalva in approving the $21 million contract with ESI, a company out of Phoenix that TUSD is now using to outsource its substitute teachers. In August, Ms. Brooks made the contributions, according to campaign finance records.