Inspector general uncovers misuse of funds in Detroit district

March 24, 2010
Students were forced to pay to take tests, even though school had received a grant to cover the cost
FromThe Detroit Free Press: Some low-income students at Cass Technical High School in Detroitwere charged to take advanced placement exams, even though the school received a grant so the exams would be free for those students. The school netted $12,700 as a result of this practice; the principal and an assistant principal have been disciplined. The case was one of several that district's inspector general's office has investigated in its first year of existence.

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