Shultz also accused Olivo of conducting a background investigation at the district’s request after Shultz began asking questions about the system at board meetings in 2018.
Olivo declined to comment on the audit and referred all questions to the school district.
A district email exchange with Olivo in May 2018, attached to Shultz’s petition, provided background information on Shultz. Bradley said the information was “unsolicited” based on Olivo’s analysis of another company’s offer for a facial recognition system. The email said Shultz and the company’s CEO were going to college together. Shultz said it wasn’t true.
“The fact is that at no time have the Board of Education or the district administration initiated, approved, or conducted any such alleged investigation, and that the district has not spent any funds on such alleged investigation,” Bradley wrote to The News.
Shultz is the executive director of the Democracy Center, an activist group he …