By Jim Schutze
By Rachel Watts
By Lauren Drewes Daniels
By Anna Merlan
By Lee Escobedo
One thing the school board wants to do is get the fraud audit over quicker. Earlier this year, they voted to spend the rest of the budget for the audit, $1 million, in one year instead of two as previously planned. Maybe that will enable them to move from the janitors and the Chinese office furniture to a serious FBI crackdown on truancy.
Then again, some of those agents are kind of up in years, and some of those kids are pretty quick. Let's not expect too much out of this.
Editor's Note: The Bank of America employee quoted in the article was not Linda M. Houllahan, who maintains that she resided in New York City at the time the article was published and has never been employed by the Bank of America in Dallas.