Cameron, Thackerville schools fined for spending too much
BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL NewsOK.com
Friday, March 01, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY - The state Board of Education fined two Oklahoma school districts Thursday for spending too much money on administration.
Cameron Public Schools, in Le Flore County, was fined about $58,000. Thackerville Public Schools, in Love County, was penalized about $29,000.
The fines will be withheld from state aid checks for the rest of the fiscal year, said Nancy Hughes, executive director of financial accounting for the state Education Department.
The board voted 5-1 to levy the fines. Board member Joy Hofmeister, of Tulsa, dissented.
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