Auditor General released audits for schools in 10 counties

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“My school audits help ensure every available dollar of education funding is focused on students to improve their learning experience,” said Auditor General Eugene DePasquale.

DePasquale announced today the release of audit reports for school districts in Allegheny, Bedford, Erie, Lehigh, Lycoming, Mercer, Somerset and Sullivan counties; one Career and Technology Center in Washington County; and one Intermediate Unit in Westmoreland County.

The Department of the Auditor General examines the records of school districts, intermediate units, charter schools and local vocational-technical schools. The audit assessments determines whether teachers and administrators were properly certified for their positions, and also includes whether the schools received state subsidies and reimbursements they deserved, managed taxpayer funds, and if the schools complied with ethics codes.

The full audit reports below.

Allegheny County
Brentwood Borough School District
Complied, in all significant respects, with applicable state laws, contracts, grant requirements and administrative procedures.

Bedford County
Northern Bedford County School District
Properly implemented policies and procedures for internal controls, budgetary practices, Right-to-Know and Sunshine laws; and complied, in all significant respects, with relevant requirements.

Erie County
Fairview School District
Complied, in all significant respects, with applicable state laws, contracts, grant requirements and administrative procedures.

Lehigh County
Northern Lehigh School District
Complied, in all significant respects, with applicable state laws, contracts, grant requirements and administrative procedures.

Lycoming County
Montoursville Area School District
Complied, in all significant respects, with applicable state laws, contracts, grant requirements and administrative procedures; except for one finding: the district inaccurately reported transportation data to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, resulting in an overpayment to the district of $17,214.

Mercer County
Sharon City School District
Complied, in all significant respects, with applicable state laws, contracts, grant requirements and administrative procedures; except for one finding: the district inaccurately reported transportation data to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, resulting in a net underpayment to the district of $187,021.

Somerset County
Salisbury-Elk Lick School District
Properly implemented policies and procedures for internal controls, budgetary practices, Right-to-Know and Sunshine laws; and complied, in all significant respects, with relevant requirements.

Sullivan County
Sullivan County School District
Properly implemented policies and procedures for internal controls, budgetary practices, Right-to-Know and Sunshine laws; and complied, in all significant respects, with relevant requirements.

Washington County
Chartiers-Houston School District
Properly implemented policies and procedures for internal controls, budgetary practices, Right-to-Know and Sunshine laws; and complied, in all significant respects, with relevant requirements.

Mon Valley Career and Technology Center
Properly implemented policies and procedures for internal controls, budgetary practices, Right-to-Know and Sunshine laws; and complied, in all significant respects, with relevant requirements.

Westmoreland County
Westmoreland Intermediate Unit 7
Properly implemented policies and procedures for internal controls, budgetary practices, Right-to-Know and Sunshine laws; and complied, in all significant respects, with relevant requirements.

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