Monday, April 18, 2011
Missing Revenue and Ineligible Students - A Further Tale of D.C. Educational Woe
An investigation by the Washington Examiner has revealed that the Washington, D.C. public school system is owed at least $648,000 in non-resident school fees - and that in just the past three years alone. An investigation by the DCPS Student Residency Office (which, as has been noted, is extremely understaffed), identified 235 non-resident students using fake addresses or addresses belonging to relatives or friends. Some students withdrew, while others were billed their oustanding fees - and they still have not paid.
Uncollected revenue and unavailable slots for Washington students. Things just keep getting better...
Read the entire story here.