State ethics lawyer says charter school leader or her relatives should be fired for breaking nepotism laws

By Devon Sanders

A lawyer for the state Board of Ethics asked a panel of judges last week to order the firing of Doris Roché-Hicks, CEO of Friends of King Schools, for violating nepotism laws.

If not, the lawyer said her son-in-law and sister should lose their jobs.

The state Board of Ethics has charged Roché-Hicks and her relatives with violating laws against nepotism by employing her son-in-law Darrin Cook and her sister Iris Ponson, and by signing checks to her daughter Monique Cook for consulting services.

Read the story in The Lens.


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