03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

LAUSD Audit: The $200 Million School Budget Mystery

Even Sherlock Holmes may have to scratch his head over this one: how did the LA Unified School District layoff thousands of employees and still pay $200 million more than what was in its budget for salaries?

That's puzzling auditors in the district's Office of Inspector General after a December audit on "position control" turned up salary irregularities and funding mysteries.

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