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Teachers: It was a dinner, dance

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By David Giuliani

In 2005 and 2006, the West Las Vegas school district held events that were billed as training workshops.

But a number of teachers testified Friday that each function was nothing more than a dinner and a dance. And attendees could buy alcohol if they wanted.

Did the teachers learn anything? They said they didn’t.

Friday was the second day in the jury trial of former West bilingual coordinator Roberta Vigil and former school board member Ralph Garcia. The state is trying to prove that the two took part in a scheme to fraudulently misspend public money.


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