Audit questions how schools spend at-risk student funds

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A new audit questions how some school districts are spending money targeted at helping students who are at risk of failing academically.

Legislative auditors found that at-risk money for students went toward teacher salaries and programs that did not appear to specifically address students as required by state law.

The audit also found that at-risk programs in many of the 20 districts audited lacked strong research findings that documented the programs are effective.

It also revealed that . . .


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