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I would like John Carson explain to my child how awesome he is at saving the taxpayers money. Then, please Mr Carson, explain to my children why class sizes are increasing, why music programs are disappearing, why teachers are leaving, why high school teachers have an increased work load. Go ahead, Mr Carson -- the children would like an explanation. 10 months ago
Why is a school district building a significant "financial cushion"? Last I checked, taxpayer money is supposed to be used for education our kids in school, not for a great bond rating.
What are "operating surpluses"? In corporate terms, that would be called a profit, which is awesome in corporate world. However, school districts are supposed to putting money into the classrooms.
From everything I've seen -- news stories, Strong Schools Coalition data analysis, and this article -- it seems that the Douglas County School District has some serious budgeting mismanagement going on. I question the qualifications of the CFO, and the oversight of the Board of Education and Superintendent.
10 months ago