Ga. School District May Face Federal Scrutiny

12:14 AM, Dec 4, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education announced it wants federal authorities to take a closer look at how the Dougherty County School System manages federal funding.

The Albany Herald Monday reported state education officials scolded the district over how it managed $6 million in Title 1 funds. The money is intended to assist disadvantaged students.

State education officials put a hold on as much as $15 million in federal funding and have asked the U.S. Inspector General's office for help.

Officials say the district's financial management will likely be scrutinized for the next five years.

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