A news conference was held Tuesday afternoon, intended to bring perspective to the shocking numbers released Monday.
"Obviously, when you have missing assets of any amount that were purchased with taxpayer dollars, it's disappointing, it's alarming, it's unacceptable," said SCS Supt. Hopson. (WMC-TV) - An outside audit revealed that $48.4 million in school equipment is missing from Shelby County Schools, board member David Pickler confirmed Monday. The audit reported more than 54,000 piecesMore >> An audit released Monday revealed that $48.4 million in school equipment is missing from Shelby County Schools.More >>