The U.S. Department of Justice will investigate a complaint that Georgia’s school funding formula discriminates against students with disabilities. The complaint, filed by The Southern Poverty Law Center in November, alleges that schools receive more money when they keep disabled students in separate classrooms.
Southeast Georgia's Camden County is back in a federal seized-assets program, three years after the US Justice Department kicked it out. The program shares assets local officials seize when they bust criminals charged in federal courts. The DOJ stopped sharing money with Camden County three years ago after the former Sheriff improperly spent the funds.
Department of Justice officials said Friday Morehouse College in Atlanta has agreed to pay $1.2 million to end a federal investigation into what they describe as the misuse of funds intended to promote scientific study.