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Pa. auditor backs off state Department of Education

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

It appears that the tensions have subsided, at least for the moment, between the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the commonwealth’s fiscal watchdog.

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale blasted the agency earlier this month for being uncooperative with a performance review.

But he said more recently that the department has begun sending timely responses – beginning with one that was due last Tuesday.

"For the first time in the history of our audit of the Department of Education, they met a deadline of supplying information," said DePasquale.

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