The audit found that the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (Department) distributed (1) $31 million of Coronavirus Relief Funds for the Summer Learning Program without a method to ensure student ability was improved, (2) $37 million of Coronavirus Relief Funds for nutrition services without establishing a method to measure results, and (3) $76 million of Coronavirus Relief Funds without a method to detect misuse of the funds. Details about each item are provided in the Audit Findings, Recommendations, and Responses section of the report. The Department disagreed with certain findings and recommendations in the report. As a result, the report includes a State Auditor’s Response to ensure that readers have complete and accurate information and are not misled.
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