July 31, 2007

O'Connell Gets Boost/Cash from Hastings

Former California State Board Chairman Reed Hastings is a big fan of State Superintendent Jack O’Connell. How big? “Reed Hastings, the founder and CEO of Netflix and a former state board of education member, has donated $1 million to an independent expenditure committee aimed at boosting state schools superintendent Jack O'Connell's gubernatorial hopes in 2010,” reports the Capitol Weekly.