Agency at Issue
Vision Academy Charter School & Learning Solutions Inc. & BESE
Consent order in which LaToya Jackson agrees that, in her capacity as the Charter School Director and Executive Director of Learning Solutions, Inc. and the Vision Academy Charter School, she violated La. R.S. 42:1112B(1) by offering, approving, entering into contracts with Clark Entities, LLC, on behalf of the Learning Solutions/Vision Academy to Clark Entities, LLC, transactions in which her sister, Bridgette Clark, had a substantial economic interest as the sole owner of Clark Entities, LLC.
Ethics Subject Matters
LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS
IN THE MATTER OF * DOCKET NO: 2015-1173
LATOYA JACKSON *
The Louisiana Board of Ethics(the"Board"),pursuant to the authority contained in La.R.S.
42:1141, conducted a confidential investigation concerning LaToya Jackson, the Charter School
Director and Executive Director of the Vision Academy Charter School.
On July 1,2014,a Charter School Contract for Type 2 Charter Schools("Charter Contract")
was entered into between Learning Solutions, Inc., and the Louisiana Board of Elementary and
Secondary Education ("BESE") for the purpose of operating a charter school entitled Vision
Pursuant to La.R.S. 17:3996B(20),a charter school established and operated in accordance
with this Chapter,the charter school, its approved charter and the school's officers and employees
shall be subject to the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics.
The Charter Contract entered into on July 1, 2014 was for an initial period of four years set
to terminate on June 30, 2018 and was in effect at all times pertinent herein.
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