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SDUSD Spent More Than $37K for Investigation of Former Board Member

An investigation into a former San Diego Unified School (SDUSD) board member cost more than $37,000, according to documents obtained by NBC 7 Investigates.

Foster resigned from the SDUSD last year after information surfaced she had held a benefit to raise money for her son's college tuition.

The allegations led to a series of other incidents including criminal charges. In the end, Foster plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of accepting illegal gifts as a public official.

The SDUSD's investigation was headed by investigators hired from the firm DLA Piper.

previously, The school board had voted to cap the costs of the investigation at $40,000.

NBC 7 Investigates has been asking for the investigation documents since last year when the investigation began.

You can view the documents here.

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