On the heels of the $11.2 million audit scandal at the Roslyn, N.Y., school district that resulted in the convictions of the superintendent and several associates, New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi has singled out a number of school districts in Westchester and Rockland Counties for audits. First up, the Lakeland School District -- about 50 miles north of New York City -- which is undergoing an audit following a $3 million shortfall in its budget. The district has subsequently installed a new accounting system and reassigned several personnel.
Other Westchester/Rockland districts on the comptroller's audit docket include the cities of Yonkers and Mount Vernon, as well as East Ramapo.
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