6.19.2013

Musings on School Funding

http://www.ccfa.org/assets/images/school-books.jpgThe hubbub over our school district's financial woes has gone national.  Earlier this week, the New York Times ran the article, "Budget Cuts Reach Bone for Philadelphia Schools."  At this juncture, we're looking at schools opening in the fall with a principal, teachers, classroom instruction...and hardly any other staff or programming.  An unpalatable prospect for a parent of two public school kids, to say the least.

Here are a few posts from the past, if you're wondering what my take is on all this.  Clearly, we've been having these conversations for a while now, and likely we'll continue to.

February 5, 2006 - What the Oakland A’s Can Teach Us About Improving Education in Our Cities

March 23, 2009 - The Idolatry of Education

May 8, 2009 - Education

July 21, 2009 - I Now Have a Real Stake in the Current Budget Impasse in Harrisburg 

June 2, 2011 - School Debate

July 12, 2011 - Super Cuts 

August 11, 2011 - School Choice

June 13, 2012 - Trusting God with My Son's Education
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