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Superintendent Alberto Carvalho’s Nonprofit Investigated Over Donation For Teachers

C.M. Guerrero
Miami Herald File

Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho’s nonprofit foundation is under investigation by the Office of the Inspector General regarding a solicited donation from K12, the company that provided the district with an online platform that didn’t work during a tumultuous first two weeks of virtual schooling.

Inspector General Mary Cagle, who works on the third floor of the school district’s downtown headquarters, notified School board members of the investigation in a memo late Wednesday.

Cagle is looking into a $1.57 million donation made to the Foundation for New Education Initiatives, a nonprofit created at the beginning of Carvalho’s tenure as superintendent in 2008 that he chairs.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.