Dept. of Education Reacts to Thompson’s Audit

A spokesman for the Department of Education sent out a response to Bill Thompson’s audit.
The main thrust of the response is that Thompson’s audit relies too heavily on something called the High School Scheduling and Transcript system (HSST), which the city administration says “is a relatively new system that many schools had not even begun using in 2007, the year he focuses on in his audit.”
HSST also was imprecise in its ability to classify some classes, the spokesman says, giving the appearance that students got multiple credits for passing the same course, which was one of Thompson’s main findings.
Anyway, here’s the response the D.

Dept. of Education Reacts to Thompson’s Audit