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State audit faults Pennsylvania's largest online charter

Poor governance and financial conflicts of interest have plagued Pennsylvania's largest online charter school, which collects tens of millions of dollars from nearly every school district in the state, a state audit found.

The performance audit, released Thursday by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, found the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Midland, Beaver County, failed to provided adequate oversight of business dealings involving Nick Trombetta, the founder and CEO, who is due to be sentenced in November on a federal tax conspiracy charge.

"In the case of PA Cyber Charter School, publicly elected school boards from nearly every school district in the state are...

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