Monica Garcia is president of the Los Angeles school board and Superintendent John Deasy ‘s strong supporter in Los Angeles. She supports charter schools and evaluating teachers by test scores. Los Angeles has more charters than any other city in the nation. They have little supervision. They get public money to do as they please (in reformer-speak, that is called “innovation”).

Garcia’s friends do not want to take any chances.

Here are the latest campaign contribution reports. They do not include Mayor Bloomberg’s $1 million or Michelle Rhee’s $250,000 or other gifts from big-time corporate interests.