The California Department of Education says it has ordered eight districts to repay about $170 million to programs that offer free and reduced-price school meals after an investigation concluded that they had misspent the funds to pay for other expenses such as salaries and equipment, reports the Capitol Weekly and other outlets. The report from the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes, titled "Food Fight: Small team of state examiners no match for schools that divert student ...

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