Guam - A conference call will be held this Thursday with third-party fiduciary agent Alvarez and Marsal and the U.S. Department of Education. According to superintendent Dr. Nerissa Bretania Underwood, the agent has made some progress as far as identifying and working to create an effective system.
"They have already identified the system," she told KUAM News. "They have worked with our staff and the system is set and ready to go. We are having a conference call with the USDOE on Thursday. USDOE has to give the approval for them to actually start and so our first goal is to get the reimbursement."
The third-party agent will help DOE manage millions of dollars in federal funds. Once it gets reimbursed, the superintendent says these necessary funds will cover vendor payments.
It's the second of its kind happening this year. The Department of Youth Affairs hosting its youth services outreach event over the weekend. DYA partnering with other government and non-profit organizations to put on the event for our youngsters. The goal - to provide services and information to families who are not aware of the resources available to them in the community. It's efforts officials say is being offered to help keep kids out of trouble.More >>