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PEER criticizes MS Department of Education's contracting practices






A state government watchdog agency is criticizing the Mississippi Department of Education's contracting practices.

The Joint Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review issued the report Monday. It says the state education agency signed contracts with four sets of individual and companies that exceeded bid thresholds from 2014 to 2016. The committee, commonly called PEER, says some of the contracts also may have broken other state purchasing rules.

The agency spent more than $1 million with those contractors, mainly on information technology and student testing.



WLBT
9/26/17

Posted September 27, 2017 - 6:11 am

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