Arizona Charter Schools Found Double Dipping Can Keep Funds
In early August, The Show heard from Arizona Republic investigative reporter Craig Harris about concerns that about 100 charter schools in our state — and many more around the country — were double-dipping.
They had applied for — and received — funds from the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program. But at the same time, they hadn’t had a penny cut from their state funding.
It was a luxury district schools did not receive.
Now, the state Auditor General’s Office is out with a finding about those concerns. The schools will still be able to keep the money and not have any of their state funding cut. The Show spoke with Harris about why.