Sentencing comes through for former PTA treasurer convicted of stealing $180,000 (yes -- nearly 200 grand!) from her group over 5 year period. Appreciate the fact that other officers and school parents prosecuted and advocated for harsh sentencing. However, looks like the sentence will be one year of home confinement.

There are so many basic tips for solid money management for your PTO or PTA, but here's one straight from the article: don't have bank statements mailed directly to treasurer's home. No way!

Is your group protecting its funds?