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Federal Hotline Available to Report Misuse of Education Funds

The general public is encouraged to report any misuse of the V.I. Education Department’s federal funding to the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of the Interior Offices of the Inspector General, according to a press release issued Tuesday by the V.I. Department of Education (VIDE).
In an effort to continue meeting the mandates of the Compliance Agreement between the U.S. Department of Education and the V.I. government, VIDE is required to publicize the toll-free telephone numbers that residents can use to call in any misuse or fraud.
“These numbers are available to all schools, teachers, parents and participants of the adult and vocational programs, VIDE employees, all government agencies and other interested stakeholders,” said V.I. Education Commissioner Dr. LaVerne Terry
For more information regarding the misuse of federal education funds, contact Clarrisa Warrington, director of federal grants, at 774-0100, ext. 8155.
To make a report, please contact:
U.S. Department of Education-Office of the Inspector General: 1-800-MISUSED
U.S. Department of the Interior-Office of the Inspector General: 1-800-424-5081
Residents may also visit the U.S. Department of Education Office of the Inspector General’s Web site at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/hotline.html

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The general public is encouraged to report any misuse of the V.I. Education Department’s federal funding to the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of the Interior Offices of the Inspector General, according to a press release issued Tuesday by the V.I. Department of Education (VIDE).
In an effort to continue meeting the mandates of the Compliance Agreement between the U.S. Department of Education and the V.I. government, VIDE is required to publicize the toll-free telephone numbers that residents can use to call in any misuse or fraud.
“These numbers are available to all schools, teachers, parents and participants of the adult and vocational programs, VIDE employees, all government agencies and other interested stakeholders,” said V.I. Education Commissioner Dr. LaVerne Terry
For more information regarding the misuse of federal education funds, contact Clarrisa Warrington, director of federal grants, at 774-0100, ext. 8155.
To make a report, please contact:
U.S. Department of Education-Office of the Inspector General: 1-800-MISUSED
U.S. Department of the Interior-Office of the Inspector General: 1-800-424-5081
Residents may also visit the U.S. Department of Education Office of the Inspector General’s Web site at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/hotline.html