DETROIT - The state is withholding $6.2 million in funds from Detroit Public Schools as questions surfaced about how past funds were spent, according to The Detroit News.
The Office of Adult Education is questioning how DPS spent $11 million in designated funds from the office. A letter from the office was sent to DPS Superintendent Connie Calloway explaining designated uses for the funds, and questioned whether or not the money was used accordingly. The district requested the money for the renovation of its adult education buildings.
The Detroit News, "State withholds $6.2 million from Detroit Schools," Sept. 10, 2008
Michigan Education Digest, "Detroit Schools might have to repay $1.3 million to feds," July 31, 2008