PARMA- The Superintendent of the Parma City School District is calling for an independent audit of the district's books.
Superintendent Carl Hilling made the announcement Wednesday after a group of parents found a clerical error in the district's budget.
Parma School Treasurer Dave Crowley said the $10,200,000 error included money that should have been entered as a line item in a different column.
Superintendent Hilling told FOX 8 News, the discovery doesn't change the fact the district is still facing a $15 million dollar shortfall over the next two years.
The Parma Board of Education was recently given extra time to consider a controversial plan to combine or close schools and cut dozens of jobs.
The Ohio Department of Education has given the school district until November first to come up with a plan to balance the budget until 2018.