Controversies continue to swirl around San Diego Unified School District board president Marne Foster.

The three main issues in the perpetually thickening plot are a fundraiser Foster held for her sons, her role in the removal of the principal of her son’s high school and a legal claim filed after a negative college evaluation was written about her son.

This week, the district voted to commission an independent investigation to look into the fundraiser and the legal claim — but not the principal’s removal.

NBC’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Mario Koran detail the accusations against Foster and talk about how each incident represents a blurring of the line between parent and public official.

That’s this week’s San Diego Explained.

Kinsee Morlan

Kinsee Morlan was formerly the Engagement Editor at Voice of San Diego and author of the Culture...

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