Washington, D.C., fires contractor that was to build school system database

Sept. 29, 2009
Officials say the firm hired by the city had missed deadlines and provided faulty software

From The Washington Post: Washington, D.C., has fired the contractor it hired to build a $12 million data repository for critical information about schools. Officials assert that Williams, Adley & Co., an accounting and management consulting firm, missed deadlines, provided defective software and failed to make available the personnel it promised.

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