MANATEE COUNTY - After a slight delay from last week, officials in Manatee County are expected to release the findings of the school district's financial audit.
BRADENTON, FL - Florida's Auditor General has released its findings and recommendations regarding an audit for the Manatee County School District.
MANATEE COUNTY - A transition team has come up with a plan to guide the Manatee County School District back to financial stability.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A dozen Manatee County School support staff were laid off of their jobs Monday.
MANATEE COUNTY, FLA. - It's always nice to think that hard work pays off. But some say in the Manatee County School District, it's less about hard work, and more about who you know.
BRADENTON - The Manatee County School District has had its share of ups and downs in the past year; Among them a major budget discrepancy. But, the board hopes to turn it all around and that process starts with the hiring of its next superintendent.
New leadership is now trying to dig the Manatee County School district out of a huge budget mess. Details of the financial recovery plan were released Monday. So far 96 people from the district office and more 200 teachers were notified they wont have jobs next school year.
With the trials all concluded, district officials hope to go back to their main job: educating children.
MANATEE COUNTY, FL--- The Manatee County School District is making an impact on Florida lawmakers. District officials were in Tallahassee responding to the finding from the state audit report released last month.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Florida's Auditor General releasing its findings and recommendations regarding audits on the Manatee County School District. The move puts another wrinkle in the district's efforts to solve their financial woes.
SARASOTA, FL-- The Manatee County School District releasing its internal investigation into the Rod Frazier case. The 181 page document details the accusations that district officials failed to thoroughly investigate and report claims of child abuse. The introduction summery says "the actions and inactions of district administrators came to light which suggest the possibility of administrative negligence and or intentional misconduct."
A cloud of controversy continues to loom over the Manatee County School District but this time it isn't budget issue, instead school administrators are in trouble with the law.
MANATEE COUNTY - More fallout from the investigation into a former Manatee High School coach and his accused dealings with students.
BRADENTON - Faced with the threat of being overtaken by the state and with its teachers fearing layoffs, the Manatee County School District is releasing a new recovery plan they hope can help turn around its dire financial situation -- and it includes $21.9 million in cuts.
BRADENTON, Fla. - It's being called a nine million dollar mistake. Manatee County School Board members learned just days ago of a huge budget short fall from last school year, and now, the question is, who will pay the price for this oversight?
Five Florida school districts have been named finalists for the U.S. Department of Education's new Race to the Top competition.
BRADENTON, FL-- Manatee County School Board members are expected to approve the contract for the district's new interim superintendent, Dr. David Gayler.