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Kansas cancels grant for early literacy program in schools


August 16, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has canceled a grant for an early literacy program for public school children after a previously unreleased audit found that the company administering the course received millions of dollars it wasn't entitled to during former Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's administration.

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's administration said Friday that Hysell & Wagner claimed nearly $2.3 million in 2014 and 2015 that it shouldn't have for operating the Kansas Reading Roadmap program. That conclusion came from an internal Department for Children and Families audit that was started...

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