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FSCJ board suspends 4 employees

10:50 AM, Oct 3, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The financial aid issues surrounding Florida State College at Jacksonville have some closure after a meeting Tuesday.

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At Tuesday's meeting, the board voted to suspend four employees without pay. The board said those employees were responsible for students not receiving their financial aid and grant money.

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The school says 200 students were impacted.

To fix the problem, FSCJ is giving emergency loans of $1,000 to those students impacted to help with expenses.

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FSCJ said after the meeting, as far as they are concerned, the issue is now done as far as they are concerned.

FSCJ President Steven Wallace said the suspended employees meant well, but still must be held accountable. Wallace added the suspended employees will remain on staff.

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