- School employee used $500,000 in taxpayer money for herself

Audit: School employee used nearly $500,000 on iTunes, jewelry

A former Alcoa City School District employee who oversaw federal funds took nearly $500,000 in taxpayer money to use for herself, according to an audit Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson released Tuesday.

Read more to see how the former employee spent the money.

Thousands rally to support New York charter schools

The 11,000 or so charter school supporters who rallied Tuesday in Albany, N.Y., want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to toss them a lifeline.

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Government tries to curb waste by eliminating (real) trash cans

One county government wants to eliminate waste, a noble — and necessary — goal.

However, you won't believe how they plan to do this.

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