USF To Pay $2.5M Over Alleged False Claims For Student Grants Following Whistleblower Complaint. Exposing Misconduct.

USF To Pay $2.5M Over Alleged False Claims For Student Grants Following Whistleblower Complaint

May 22, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The University of San Francisco has agreed to to pay $2.56 million over fraudulent claims for federal AmeriCorps grant funds for students working towards teaching degrees, according to federal authorities.

The US Attorney’s Office for California’s Eastern District said Friday that USF obtained AmeriCorps funding for it San Francisco Teacher Residency Program, which grants money for tuition and living expenses to students who also serve as teacher apprentices in high-needs schools in the San Francisco Unified School District.

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