Dallas tightens rules on how it spends grant money

Sept. 27, 2007
Action comes after school system spent more than $265,000 to send 166 teachers to Toronto conference.

Dallas school officials have toughened up rules over how schools spend their federal grants after the district sent 166 teachers to a literacy conference in Toronto last May that cost more than $265,000. The district did not coordinate the trip or track expenses in advance, leaving it up to individual schools. It wasn't until teachers returned and began submitting expense reports that officials realized it had spent that much or sent that many people to the convention.

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