Poor oversight has allowed D.C. school employees to steal or misuse student activity money in dozens of instances. Below are some findings from auditors.
SOURCE: D.C.P.S. Office of Compliance and D.C. Office of the Inspector General | The Washington Post - November 09, 2007
Student Money Vanishes, but Few Are Punished Article | The fundraising drive by the Moten Center chess club had an underdog appeal. Most of the elementary school children had been removed from other D.C. schools for behavioral problems. Through the discipline of chess, they were learning life lessons: patience, focus, strategic thinking.