S. Dallas Dance pleaded failed to disclose nearly $150,000 he earned from outside consulting jobs while running the school system. Most of the money came from a company that landed an $875,000 no-bid contract less than a year after he took over the school system.
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A grand jury handed down a four-count perjury indictment against S. Dallas Dance, including charges that he lied about his work with two school consulting firms that have been ensnared in a multi-million dollar kickback scheme.
December 20, 2016
The criminal charges stem from the decision to provide water to residents that was not properly treated, leading to lead contamination.
September 14, 2016
In addition to prison time, the three former principals who were sentenced on Wednesday have been ordered to pay thousands in restitution to the financially strapped school district.
July 29, 2016
The married couple lived in various locations in Maryland and Virginia while their children attended the District of Columbia public schools between 2003 and 2013.
May 24, 2016
Carolyn Starkey Darden, who allegedly submitted fraudulent invoices for tutoring services, is the latest current or former Detroit schools administrator facing criminal charges.
May 18, 2016
The lawsuits alleged that the school district didn't take seriously the initial complaints of teachers' misbehavior.
March 29, 2016
Among the principals charged is the head of a Detroit school that's slated to receive more than $500,000 worth of donations and renovations secured by talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
November 02, 2015
Actor Michael B. Jordan told the New York Times he will portray a teacher caught up in the city's testing scandal.
September 01, 2015
A Fulton County, Ga., jury convicted Shani Robinson in April of racketeering and false statements and writings, but the judge in the case delayed her sentencing because she was pregnant at the time.