Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale accused Chester Community Charter School of receiving nearly $1.3 million in improper lease reimbursements on its own buildings from the state Department of Education.

His 80-page audit outlined 11 findings of “significant noncompliance” by the state’s largest charter school, which draws most of its 3,200 students from the distressed Chester Upland School District. The audit, released Wednesday, covered from May 20, 2012 to April 22, 2013.

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