Small overpayments found in La. voucher program

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Monday, August 4, 2014

Auditors looking at state funding to private schools through Louisiana’s $35 million voucher program found about $52,000 in overpayments during the last school year, according to information released Friday by the education department.

Education Superintendent John White said the money has been recouped from the schools, by backing the dollars out of the last round of tuition payments.

The largest amount of questioned costs was at Prevailing Faith Christian Academy in Monroe, which auditors said was overpaid $13,636 for voucher students.

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