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    Well, heck, what's the problem? They started letting "those people" become members after the turn of the millennium...

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    Audit: No criminal actions in Knox County Schools account

    ...but kit does recommend that the school admin be more accountable about what it does with the money from that account.

    FYI, this details what all the fuss was and is about

    Auditor to look into Knox schools alleged "slush fund"

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnM View Post
    Audit: No criminal actions in Knox County Schools account

    ...but kit does recommend that the school admin be more accountable about what it does with the money from that account.

    FYI, this details what all the fuss was and is about

    Auditor to look into Knox schools alleged "slush fund"

    And this is happening tomorrow, along with the concomitant uproar and drama.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnM View Post
    Audit: No criminal actions in Knox County Schools account

    ...but kit does recommend that the school admin be more accountable about what it does with the money from that account.

    FYI, this details what all the fuss was and is about

    Auditor to look into Knox schools alleged "slush fund"

    Commissioners react to PPU audit

    ...Ownby proposed the audit as a result of questions about capital funds intended for upgrades to existing facilities that may have been diverted elsewhere, including new construction. He called the account a "slush fund" at the time.

    The audit showed some of that PPU money was indeed used for a land purchase for Northshore Elementary School when it was built, he said.

    "There was no smoking gun," Ownby said of the results. "I never thought there would be a smoking gun. My concern was to find whether, yes, there was a problem."

    Using a maintenance fund for new construction, according to Ownby, is such a problem.

    "To me, there's still questions there," Ownby said...

    ...

    ...Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre wrote in a response included with the audit that there was no wrongdoing on Northshore.

    "At no time were PPU funds ever misapplied for the purchase of land. Hopefully, any misperceptions (sic) related to this issue can be laid to rest as well," McIntyre wrote about land for Northshore Elementary School, and $1.65 million spent there from PPU funds...


    Dissonance much?
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    Golly. TPTB's tantrums, pressure and reasonable concerns didn't carry the day. Is their influence waning? Don't count on it.

    McMillan chosen to lead Knox school board

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