Friday, January 23, 2009

MUNIS – Kentucky Education’s Financial Accounting System

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Many in the commonwealth, including more than a few legislators, were shocked last week when the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts informed the legislature’s Government Contract Review Committee that there is no way to determine the full costs of the CATS school assessment program.

The reason is that there are a number of failings in the state’s education financial accounting system, known as MUNIS. If you want to learn more about why Kentucky hasn’t even a clue about the true costs of many very expensive parts of our education program, just click here.

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