Last week, state auditors published the annual financial audit of Cincinnati Public Schools. Here's an accompanying management letter.
The district routinely makes news for its money problems, but auditors found only limited problems with how CPS complies with state budget law and accounting protocol, and how it controls its own spending. Four shortcomings outlined in pages 7-9 of the report indicate potential problems in the future, but didn't cost CPS any money, said Steve Faulkner, spokesman for the state auditor's office.
Assuming you're enough of a wonk to find this interesting in the first place, check the statistical tables at the end for some enlightening tidbits. There, you'll find a list of the 10 largest employers in the CPS district today and nine years ago, average salaries over time, and more.