audit http://wfpl.org en Many Kentucky School Financial Officers May Lack Skills To Do Their Jobs http://wfpl.org/post/many-kentucky-school-financial-officers-may-lack-skills-do-their-jobs <p>Kentucky doesn't mandate any qualifications&nbsp;for the top financial officers of its 173 school districts—and state officials are concerned that the situation is leading to waste and mismanagement, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting reports today.</p><p>You can read the<a href="http://kycir.org/2014/04/11/school-finance-officers-across-kentucky-may-lack-skills-for-their-jobs/"> story by Kristina Goetz here.</a></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:43:53 +0000 Staff 9117 at http://wfpl.org Many Kentucky School Financial Officers May Lack Skills To Do Their Jobs Kentucky House to Vote on Cyber Security Improvements for State Government http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-house-vote-cyber-security-improvements-state-government <p>A bill improving cyber security for Kentucky state government will get a vote in the House.</p><p>Consider the Black Friday security breach that compromised <a href="/post/breach-target-stores-may-affect-40-million-card-accounts">credit card information for over a hundred million Target customers,</a>&nbsp;Should hackers ever comprise computers in a Kentucky state government agency, House Bill 5 would require the state to tell you what happened.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8339 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky House to Vote on Cyber Security Improvements for State Government JCPS Drafts 'Preliminary' Budget, But Must Wait For State Action http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-drafts-preliminary-budget-must-wait-state-action <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0px;">The Jefferson County school board got its first look at next year's budget Monday, but state funding and results of an unfinished audit will likely force the district to make changes before it receives final approval in the fall.</span></p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 01:59:43 +0000 Devin Katayama 8228 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Drafts 'Preliminary' Budget, But Must Wait For State Action Former Northern Kentucky Superintendent Pleads Guilty To Embezzling School Funds http://wfpl.org/post/former-northern-kentucky-superintendent-pleads-guilty-embezzling-school-funds <p>A former northern Kentucky superintendent faces up to two years in prison, after pleading guilty in federal court this week to embezzling nearly $200,000 from his school district.&nbsp;</p><p>William “Gary” Rye actually embezzled over $500,000 over several years of leading Dayton Independent Schools, <a href="http://apps.auditor.ky.gov/Public/Audit_Reports/Archive/2013Daytonsettlement-PR.pdf">according to Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen</a>.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:30:23 +0000 Devin Katayama 7758 at http://wfpl.org Former Northern Kentucky Superintendent Pleads Guilty To Embezzling School Funds Details of Jefferson County Public Schools Audit To Be Released Wednesday http://wfpl.org/post/details-jefferson-county-public-schools-audit-be-released-wednesday <p>Less than a day after the&nbsp;<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/school-board-requests-state-audit-jefferson-county-public-schools">Jefferson County Public Schools board asked State Auditor Adam Edelen&nbsp;to look into the district's finances and policies,</a>&nbsp;Edelen has responded.&nbsp;</p><p>On Wednesday morning, Edelen, Mayor Greg Fischer, Superintendent Donna Hargens&nbsp;and Board of Education Chair Diane Porter will announce the scope of the state audit of JCPS.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:43:03 +0000 Staff 5106 at http://wfpl.org Details of Jefferson County Public Schools Audit To Be Released Wednesday Indiana Hires Firm to Review Accounting Errors http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-hires-firm-review-accounting-errors <p>Indiana is hiring an international accounting firm for an audit of how the state lost track of more than $500 million in tax revenue it had collected.</p><p>The State Budget Committee announced the hiring of Deloitte&nbsp;LLP Monday.</p><p>The firm will likely brief state budget officials in July on the scope of the audit that&#39;s needed. Officials say the external audit won&#39;t start until after that briefing.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:30:54 +0000 Rick Howlett 530 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Hires Firm to Review Accounting Errors