Contractor invoices show that some summer programs did not have enough people to satisfy their minimum requirement for enrollment. However, contractors were paid for the empty slots, which cost the city hundreds of thousands of dollars.
SOURCE: City audit report | By Tobey - The Washington Post - March 6, 2009
D.C. Fires Firm Hired to Place Youths in Jobs Article | The District was trying to get dozens of youths back to work yesterday after its first major blunder with this year's summer jobs program, an annual undertaking that went $34 million over budget last year.