The former technology director of Atlanta Public Schools and his wife were sentenced to federal prison on Friday for bribery and defrauding Atlanta Public Schools.
Between May 2001 and February 2003, the Scotts received $323,524 from vendors who wanted to do business with the school district. The defendants deposited nearly $300,000 of the funds into a joint bank account they owned, and used the funds for their own personal expenses. As technology director, Arthur Scott had managerial responsibilities relating to Atlanta Public School’s E-rate program, including the selection of vendors for E-Rate and other technology related projects, potentially worth millions of dollars.
Full article here. Meanwhile, my kid’s APS school PTA just sent out