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School cafeterias found to be adrift

An audit of the food service program sees a lack of oversight

By Mary Vorsino

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 11, 2013

~~<p>An internal Department of Education audit has found an &quot;unacceptable&quot; lack of oversight, monitoring and accountability of the state's $92 million school food services program.</p>
<p>The review, presented Tuesday to the Board of Education's Audit Committee, concluded that school cafeteria workers were essentially expected to run miniature businesses on their own while following outdated and inefficient policies and procedures.</p>
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An internal Department of Education audit has found an "unacceptable" lack of oversight, monitoring and accountability of the state's $92 million school food services program.

The review, presented Tuesday to the Board of Education's Audit Committee, concluded that school cafeteria workers were essentially expected to run miniature businesses on their own while following outdated and inefficient policies and procedures. Login for more...



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