It is unfortunate in this era of cynical politics that the lies and “alternative facts” that we see in Washington have trickled down to our school board race in LA. But as we’ve seen by the millions in outside spending, the truth is less important to our opponents than winning. In fact, the incumbent’s Super PAC is currently under investigation for illegally spending almost a million dollars that they didn’t report (in addition to the over $1.5 million they did report). While we hope this results in more transparency, we can’t count on the lies to stop.

But as he did in the classroom, Nick took out his red pen to correct the record.