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February 16, 2010



DiNapoli’s Office Completes School
Audit Follow-Up Reviews

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced his office completed school audit follow-up reviews of East Aurora Union Free School District and Unatego Central School District.

“My office’s audits of school districts and BOCES help schools improve their financial management practices,” DiNapoli said. “These audits are tools for schools to make sure proper policies and procedures are in place to protect taxpayer dollars and provide students with the best possible education.”

East Aurora UFSD – Selected Financial Activities – Audit Follow Up (Erie County)
Of the 15 audit recommendations, the district fully implemented 11 recommendations, partially implemented two recommendations and did not implement two recommendations.

Unatego CSD – Internal Controls Over Selected Financial Activities and Information Technology – Audit Follow Up (Delaware and Otsego counties)
Of the 12 audit recommendations, the district fully implemented five recommendations, partially implemented six recommendations and did not implement one recommendation.

To view the school audit follow-up reviews click on links above. If you have any questions or would like a comment from the Comptroller’s office regarding the reviews above, please call the Press Office at 518-474-4015.

School District Accountability
In order to improve accountability of the state’s schools, DiNapoli’s office audited all 733 of New York’s school districts and Boards of Cooperative Educational Services. Auditors from DiNapoli’s office are returning to some of these school districts to conduct follow-up reviews to determine if the schools implemented his auditors’ recommendations.

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