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Funding for at-risk youth lacks oversight, advocates say

Monday, August 8, 2011

California Watch
More than a dozen civil rights and education organizations are contending that the California Department of Education unlawfully stopped monitoring millions of dollars in funding for low-income and minority students.
The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, along with other advocates, filed a friend of the court brief Friday claiming the Department of Education has dramatically reduced the number of on-site program reviews and replaced them with off-site reviews. The advocates are concerned that school districts might use the money for other purposes.

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