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Delaware lawmakers spar over charter school audit bills

Two Delaware lawmakers have proposed dueling bills over how charter schools are audited after a string of high-profile incidents in which charter leaders were caught misusing taxpayer funds.

State Rep. Kim Williams, D-Newport, wants the state auditor to select and oversee the firms that do the annual financial reports of charter schools. Currently, charter school boards work out those contracts themselves.

"We should be doing everything we can to ensure that the taxpayers' money is not being misused," Williams said. Continue…

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