Public and charter schools in Washington, D.C. were given an extra $2,079 for every at-risk student last year. But an interactive graphic by Code for DC and the DC Fiscal Policy Institute shows that the money didn’t follow the students at D.C. Public Schools, as the law required. Instead, the money was distributed to schools unevenly.
With just a click, taxpayers may soon have a little more clarity on how their school division plans to spend their hard-earned money.Read More →
A D.C. charter school funding lawsuit that claims the city is in violation of federal law could challenge how the nation’s capital governs itself.Read More →
A division of the D.C. Public School overspent its budget by more than 8 percent in 2013, according to an audit by the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor.Read More →
With a name like Federal Communications Commission, one would expect the nation’s premier regulator of the public airwaves to be a functioning government bureaucracy with access to the federal coffers.Read More →
At least one of Virginia’s 23 community colleges has some serious shaping up to do, a recent state audit revealed.
Northern Virginia Community College, called NVCC or NOVA for short, paid $1.3 million in hourly rates of up to $290 to a firm it didn’t even hold accountable to make good on its contracts, an audit from the state’s Auditor of Public Accounts on the community college system reveals.Read More →