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Put school facilities under 1 roof


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 09, 2013

~~<p>In 2004, lawmakers passed Act 51, with the intent that public school facilities could be built and repaired more efficiently if the work fell under the state Department of Education umbrella. Previously, it had been handled by the state Department of Accounting and General Services, the agency that oversees much of the state's contracting work.</p>
<p>Judging by the results of an internal audit that DOE recently released, the transition of the duties from DAGS to DOE still isn't complete after eight years, with many projects being poorly managed.</p>
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In 2004, lawmakers passed Act 51, with the intent that public school facilities could be built and repaired more efficiently if the work fell under the state Department of Education umbrella. Previously, it had been handled by the state Department of Accounting and General Services, the agency that oversees much of the state's contracting work.

Judging by the results of an internal audit that DOE recently released, the transition of the duties from DAGS to DOE still isn't complete after eight years, with many projects being poorly managed. Login for more...



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