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State audit faults Howard schools' financial practices

State audit faults Howard schools' financial practices

A state audit of the Howard County Public School System found limited financial controls led to the approval of millions of dollars in salaries, mileage expenses and construction projects without proper approval or procurement.

The findings, were released by the Maryland Office of Legislative Audits on Friday as part of a state-mandated audit conducted at least once every six years.

They come amid mounting concerns from the community and local elected officials about the school system's commitment to financial transparency and accountability.

State auditors were especially concerned about the...

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