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2020 OIGE Annual Report

2021 OIGE Annual Report

2022 OIGE Annual Report 

2023 OIGE Annual Report

MANAGEMENT ALERT REPORT 

MAR 001 – Baltimore County Public Schools – Board of Education (01/28/2021)

MAR 002 – Baltimore County Public Schools – Board of Education (03/22/2021)

MAR 003 – Baltimore County Public Schools – Board of Education (08/23/2021)

MAR 004 – Carroll County Public Schools – Board of Education (02/16/2022)   RESPONSE

MAR 005 – Baltimore City Public Schools – Office of the Superintendent (October 24, 2023)

MAR 006 – Baltimore City Public Schools – Office of the Superintendent (October 26, 2023)

MAR 007 – Worcester County Public Schools – Office of the Superintendent (November 13, 2023)

MAR 008 – Baltimore City Public Schools – Office of the Superintendent (12/15/2023)

MAR 009 – Calvert County Public Schools – Office of the Superintendent (03/06/2024)

INVESTIGATIVE AUDITS

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 23-0001-A

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) – Management and Oversight of the Concentration of Poverty Grant    RESPONSE

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 22-0002-A

Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) – Student Taxicab / Transportation Services (Note: Report Revised from DRAFT format and Reposted as FINAL on May 2, 2023))

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 22-0003-A

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) – State Aid Enrollment  

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 21-0006-A 

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) – State Aid Enrollment  RESPONSE

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 21-0005-A

Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) – State Aid Enrollment    RESPONSE

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 22-0001-A

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) – State Aid Enrollment   RESPONSE

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 21-0004-A

Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) – State Aid Enrollment

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 21-0003-A

Talbot County Public Schools (TCPS) – State Aid Enrollment

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 21-0001-A

Caroline County Public Schools (CCPS) – Sole Source Contracts   CCPS RESPONSE

SUMMARY OIGE CASE: 21-0002-A

Caroline County Public Schools (CCPS) – Supplemental Payments to Employees  CCPS RESPONSE

INVESTIGATIONS

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 24-0003-I

Findings Regarding The Misuse of Education Funds By The Superintendent Of The Cecil County Public School System To Promote Improper Political Activities.  

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 23-0003-I

Findings Regarding the Wicomico County Public Schools System Support Staff Submitting Fraudulent Employment Hours for Non-Worked Services.

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 23-0005-I

Findings Regarding the Calvert County Public School System’s Misuse Of Education Funds To Attend The 2023 Super Bowl.  REPORT

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 22-0014-I

Findings Regarding the Anne Arundel County Public Schools System Mismanagement of Concentration of Poverty Grant Funds Designated for Community Schools.  REPORT

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 20-0006-I

Findings Regarding A Baltimore City Public Schools Police Officer Submitting Fraudulent Employment Hours.   PRESS RELEASE

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 21-0006-I

Findings Regarding the Baltimore City Public Schools Lack of Use and Practice of Advising Employees of Their Constitutional Rights During an Internal Investigation.   REPORT

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 22-0077-C

Findings Regarding an Allegation that the Maryland State Department of Education and the State Superintendent of Schools Engaged in a No-Bid Contract Involving a Former Education Colleague.

INVESTIGATION SUMMARY 23-0006-I

Findings Regarding the Removal of Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) Test Results from the Maryland State Department of Education’s Website.

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 21-0001-I

Findings Regarding the Baltimore County Public Schools Cyberattack.    REPORT

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 22-0004-I

Findings Regarding the Misuse of an Anne Arundel County Public School Facility by a Private Vendor to Generate a Personal Profit.   REPORT

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 22-0002-I

Findings Regarding the Misuse of State of Maryland Issued Corporate Purchase Cards by Maryland State Department of Education Employees for the Purchase of Holiday Party Refreshments and Other Prohibited Items.  REPORT

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 21-0015-I

Findings Regarding the Misuse of Education Funds to Conduct an Improper Investigation of Several Elected Board Members by the Prince George’s County Board of Education (PGBOE) – Ethics Advisory Panel (EAP).   REPORT

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 22-0001-I

Findings regarding an individual employed as a teacher with a local school system and not disclosing their past criminal conviction during the Maryland State Department of Education’s teacher recertification process.

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 20-0003-I 

Findings Regarding Grade Changing Allegations Involving the Baltimore City Public Schools System.  REPORT       BCPS RESPONSE     MEMORANDUM 

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 21-0013-I

Findings Regarding Undue Influence or Collusion Was Applied in the Review and Awarding of a Contract by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).  MEMORANDUM

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 21-0009-I

Findings of Misconduct and Mismanagement by a Baltimore City Public School (BCPS) employee and school administrator related to the improperly hiring of an immediate family member in violation of the nepotism policy.

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 21-0007-I

Findings of Conflict of Interest Regarding Holding Both the Position of Prince Georges County Board of Education Chief of Staff and Chief of Police for a Municipality in Prince Georges County, Maryland.

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 21-0003-I

Findings Regarding the Baltimore County Public Schools – Board of Education Violating Maryland Code – Education Article, County Code, County Charter, and School Policy and Procedures Governing Procurement Law.  REPORT      BCPS BOE RESPONSE

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 21-0002-I

Findings Regarding the Misuse of Funds Involving the Baltimore County Public Schools System and the Construction of the Westowne Elementary School in Catonsville, Maryland.

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 20-0007-I

Findings Regarding the Wasteful Spending of Funds Relating to a Renovation Project Within the Garrett County Public Schools.  REPORT

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 20-0005-I

Findings of Inappropriate Background Sound During a Baltimore County Public School System, Board of Education Meeting

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 20-0002-I

Findings of Misconduct by a Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) Principal acted ethically and within the law to allow an adult student sex offender the opportunity to complete two needed classes to graduate.  REPORT

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY 20-0022-C

Findings of Reasonable Grounds to Believe that a Somerset County Public School System, Speech – Language Pathologist Assistant Practiced Without a Valid State of Maryland License.  REPORT