News: Education Headlines

Oxford Prep sues founder accused of money laundering

The charter schools’ leaders last week filed a complaint in Orange County Superior Court accusing Sue Roche – who founded the Oxford Preparatory Academy and created a Yorba Linda-based private company that helped manage its sister campuses – of negligence, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.

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School officials: Cybercriminals likely suspects in $19 million fraud

Somebody — or a lot of somebodies — stole $19 million from the Kern County treasury over the past three to five years. Who did it? How did they do it? Interviews with officials from the Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office, the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office and a new cybercrime-fighter training program at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo offer some clues.

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