Archive for April, 2012
Weddington was a Board member and Chair Person of the Audit and Accountability Committee of Columbus Public Schools when the Federal Auditor did the investigation of the NCLB Tutoring Program in 2006 and 2007. October 16, 2006 PASS submitted a very detailed and comprehensive formal complaint to the Board exposing the Tutoring Fraud, John Higgins of the US DEPT OF EDUCATION ordered a Special investigation of the NCLB program. However, the investigation did not discover any fraud – the question now is – why not? Certain Administrators in Columbus City Schools are not producing requested “Public Records” as the ‘Open Records Law” requires and the current Board members are well aware of this “Obstruction”. Legal Counsel and Department Heads as well, conspire to “Obstruct” our access to “Public Records” Without access to “Public Records” the NCLB Fraud would never have been uncovered nor would the complaints filed by PASS forced Superintendent Gene Harris to request a State Audit and State Auditor Yost announcing on June 6, 2011 they will be conducing a Criminal Audit.