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Tag: St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church and Private School

Troubled Oakland School Padded Enrollment, District Finds

August 17, 2012 | 9:30 am

Troubled Oakland School Padded Enrollment, District Finds

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By Will Evans, California Watch A controversial West Oakland private school, now reportedly drawing FBI scrutiny, has padded its roster sheets with public school students, according to an Oakland Unified School District investigation. The district’s inquiry aims to determine whether leaders at St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church and private school received federal funds based on […]

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BART Directors Question Solicitation by Controversial Church School

June 26, 2012 | 8:30 am

BART Directors Question Solicitation by Controversial Church School

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by Will Evans, California Watch Scrutiny of a West Oakland church school accused of abuse by parents and students is growing, with BART officials now questioning the school’s right to solicit for donations in stations and state officials investigating whether federal funds should have gone to school leaders. The latest actions follow an ongoing investigation by […]

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District Board Members Urge Investigation of Oakland Church School

June 8, 2012 | 2:20 pm

District Board Members Urge Investigation of Oakland Church School

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by Will Evans, The Bay Citizen Oakland school board members are calling for the district to investigate whether a private school accused of abuse is inflating enrollment numbers to get more than its share of taxpayer funding. The board members were responding to a California Watch investigation into a West Oakland K-12 school run by St. Andrew […]

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Controversial West Oakland Church Sends Kids to Solicit Money at BART Stations

December 21, 2011 | 12:00 pm

Controversial West Oakland Church Sends Kids to Solicit Money at BART Stations

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from California Watch A West Oakland church and private school that sends children to solicit donations at BART stations has a history of financial and legal troubles, including two cases in which church leaders admitted they illegally received government assistance. The children, including one who said he was 7 years old, have been raising funds […]

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