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National tutoring program rampant with fraud

In a three-part series, the Star Tribune has found that a billion-dollar federal tutoring program is rife with fraud and mismanagement.

The program, officially known as Supplemental Educational Services, is one of the lesser known and little scrutinized portions of No Child Left Behind. The investigation found that it has been lightly regulated by the feds and most states, which has allowed predatory and incompetent vendors to victimize the poorest students at America’s worst schools.

Click here to read part two of the story and here to read part three.

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