Audit Finds Dyer County Schools Gave Unauthorized Bonuses To Administrators

An Audit From The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Found That Dyer County Schools Gave More Than $60,000 In Ineligible Bonuses To Administrators Out Of Federal Pandemic Grant Funds. The School District, Meanwhile, Contends That The Bonuses Were Approved By The State Department Of Education During The Grant Process.

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Tennessee Private Schools Could Get $60 Million In Leftover Pandemic Relief Funds

Tennessee Is Taking Steps To Ensure That Private Schools Get The Opportunity To Receive Nearly $60 Million In Unused Federal Covid Relief Funds Set Aside For Them In 2021.

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IG Reports ‘Historic’ COVID Unemployment Funds Lost, Congress Investigates

As Much As $400 Billion In Covid-19 Unemployment Relief Dollars Were Likely Lost To Waste And Fraudsters. Lawmakers Want Answers.

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‘Trick On Taxpayers’ Outlines Questionable Projects Funded By Pandemic Relief

More And More Federally Funded, Controversial Projects That Came As Part Of Pandemic-Relief Spending Passed By Congress Are Coming To Light, And Few Of Them Do Not Have Anything To Do With The Virus.

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Schools Spending Federal Relief Money On Employee Bonuses

School Districts Across The Country Are Spending Federal Covid-19 Relief Money On Bonuses To Employees, Saying Their Employees Earned It For Their Work During The Pandemic. The Bonuses Vary From District To District, Ranging $250 To More Than $20,000 Per Employee.

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Department Of Justice Cracks Down On Public Officials Involved In COVID Relief Fraud

Authorities Are Rounding Up Public Officials Who Fraudulently Obtained COVID Relief Funds And Used Them For Personal Purchases. They Estimate That Nearly $80 Billion Of The $800 Billion That Was Given To Individuals Who Used The Money To Pay For Vacations, High End Houses, And Luxury Cars.

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COVID Relief Funds Paid For ‘Equity Warriors,’ CRT Lessons In Public Schools

Top Republicans In The U.S. House Are Pursuing An Investigation Into Reports That Federal Tax Dollars Designated For Covid-Related Learning Loss Were Spent To Promote “Equity Warriors,” Critical Race Theory Programming And More At Local Schools.

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Report Questions Tennessee Public School’s Spending Of $3.5B In COVID-19 Relief Funds

A New Report From Beacon Center Of Tennessee Shows That School Districts Throughout Tennessee Received A Total Of Nearly $3.5 Billion Sent Directly To Districts In Covid-19 Recovery Funding. That Funding, However, Was Then Used By Districts For Items Such As Mattress Pads, Instant Pots, Toaster Ovens, Apple Pens, Security Cameras, Sound Systems, And Sending Teachers To A Conference In Baltimore.

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Tennessee Residents Have Received $81.9M In FEMA Pandemic Funeral Assistance

Tennessee Residents Have Received $81.9 Million In Funeral Expense Assistance Through Covid-19 Funeral Reimbursements From The Federal Emergency Management Agency. Just Short Of Half Of Those Payments Were Made This Year. As Of January, FEMA Had Sent Tennessee $47 Million In Assistance.

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