Carnahan Orders District Audited State to Scrutinize Special Schools' Management, Handling of Money
Phyllis Brasch Librach Of the Post-Dispatch, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
Gov. Mel Carnahan has ordered immediate audits to scrutinize the money and management of the financially strapped Special School District of St. Louis County.
Carnahan took the action Thursday based on a nine-page report he got this week from state officials who had reviewed the district's operations at the governor's request. Chris Sifford, a spokesman for Carnahan, said the report had raised "very significant issues" that merited audits.
One key finding: The district violated state law when employees got paid before they performed work. The report offered no other details on that issue.
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Publication information: Article title: Carnahan Orders District Audited State to Scrutinize Special Schools' Management, Handling of Money. Contributors: Phyllis Brasch Librach Of the Post-Dispatch - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: September 8, 1995. Page number: 1A. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.