Donnie Dukes, special education teacher in Prince George’s, being placed on leave

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Donna Montgomery, chief executive officer at Options Public Charter School, arrives at the school.

A special education teacher in Prince George’s County is being placed on administrative leave after school officials learned Wednesday that he pleaded guilty to overbilling the District for bus rides that his company never provided to students.

Donnie Dukes, who previously worked as a compliance officer in the District and operated a student transportation business, admitted on Wednesday that he charged the city for $300,000 worth of rides that were never given.

Dukes, who also previously worked as a principal of Options Public Charter School, was hired in Prince George’s in August 2012. Dukes works at Parkdale High School in Riverdale Park, school officials said. >>> Read more Washington Post

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Parkdale High School in PGCPS District is affected by Options Public Charter School fiasco in Washington DC.

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Read more about previous coverage here >>>> Embezzlement in Education using charter schools in Washington DC and Maryland with Donna Montgomery, chief executive officer.

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  1. Hmnn… One wonders whom Dukes needed to pay off in order to possess both a paying position with the County and simultaneously, be a County contractor. In yesteryear when such things were seen as conflicts of interests, one might have assumed that the County was crooked as a dogs’ hind leg. Nowadays of course, we are more realistic about such things…

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