Former Scottsdale Unified School District CFO facing 11 felony charges

Former Scottsdale Unified School District Chief Financial Officer Laura Tenison Smith has been indicted by a state grand jury, Attorney General [...] Continue Reading →

Official statement released by Scottsdale Schools on latest Segal report

The Scottsdale Unified School District has released an official statement acknowledging a preliminary report presented on the evening of Tuesday, [...] Continue Reading →

SUSD attorney: CFO actions violated state law, board policy

An attorney for the Scottsdale Unified School District told district officials Tuesday night that an internal review has revealed its former [...] Continue Reading →

Smith resigns as Scottsdale Unified School District CFO

Laura Smith resigned from her position as chief financial officer of the Scottsdale Unified School District on Friday, Jan. 26, according to a [...] Continue Reading →

Laura Smith put on administrative leave as SUSD internal investigation unfolds

Scottsdale Unified School District Chief Financial Officer Laura Smith has been put on administrative leave pending an ongoing investigation, [...] Continue Reading →

District officials find ‘egregious error’ in prior Scottsdale tax rate

In a late-afternoon meeting on a day that was breaking heat records outside, the Scottsdale Unified School District was detailing one significant [...] Continue Reading →

In pursuit of accurate financial accountability at Scottsdale Schools

Many aspects of public education evolve and change from year to year --- and the budget devised to pay for it is no different for the state of [...] Continue Reading →