Oakland school district mishandled federal money, state finds (Bay Citizen)

December 21, 2012 – The Oakland Unified School District (A2 Withdrawn / 672325TR8) failed to follow federal regulations in doling out taxpayer money to benefit local private schools and must pay some of it back, a state review has found. The state Department of Education cited Oakland Unified for not meeting federal requirements in its distribution of federal Title I and Title II money to provide teacher training and tutoring for struggling students at private schools. Private schools are entitled to a share of federal money, but public school districts are responsible for maintaining control of the funds.

Link to Full Article: http://www.baycitizen.org/education/story/oakland-school-district-mishandled-money/

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