More than $350,000 missing from Fulton charter schools

It’s another case of money, a lot of money, spent without authorization from charter schools in metro Atlanta.

In this case, records obtained from Fulton County’s Latin Grammar School and Latin College Preparatory School show that $350,000 was withdrawn in cash from ATMs — including one with the same address as a strip club — or transferred  to a nonprofit set up by the schools' founder.

The same man founded Atlanta’s Latin Academy. Board members at that school reported to police in July that $600,000 of their money — these are public schools — was withdrawn from ATMs and went to pay for dinners, non-work-related travel, bonuses to employees and “personal entertainment at local night clubs,” a police report says.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution used Georgia’s open record laws to bring you the story that you can read here.

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