On April 10th 2023, Governor Henry McMaster requested that the State Inspector General (SIG) investigate allegations of potential financial irregularities in the Clarendon County School District. The governor made the request in a letter to State Inspector General Brian Lamkin after receiving extensive documentation of the school district's fiscal affairs and a formal request for investigation from Clarendon County House Representative Fawn M. Pedalino. View request HERE
Rep. Pedalino's Concerns
On April 5th, 2023 Representative Fawn Pedalino requested Governor Henry McMaster to investigate allegations of potential financial irregularities in the Clarendon County School District. Click HERE to view the original concerns.
Inspector General Findings / Report
On October 20th, The South Carolina Office of State Inspector General (SIG) has released its report on the investigation regarding the practices of Clarendon County School District finding several major issues. SIG was established by the General Assembly in 2012 with the sole purpose of "investigating and addressing allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, misconduct in agencies, specifically the executive branch of state government." Click HERE to view the report.