Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Details emerge about West Haven shop teacher’s expenditures, trips

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register) A Ford F250 4x4 Off-Road pickup truck that the West Haven Board of Education bought with Carl D. Perkins technology grant funds was parked Friday behind a locked gate at West Haven High School's Ken Strong Stadium following the retirement of longtime shop teacher Garrett "Gary" Grant. Grant retired as the state Department of Education was conducting an audit of the district's Perkins grant administration. The audit reportedly includes the use of the pickup.

By Mark Zaretsky
Register Staff
WEST HAVEN >> Recently retired West Haven High School shop teacher Garrett “Garry” Grant didn’t just ride in style at taxpayer expense in a 2009 Ford F-250 “4X4 Supercab” pickup truck funded by a Carl D. Perkins technology grant and fueled with a city gas card -

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