Superintendent Clifford Janey proposed a $1 billion D.C. school budget last week. Ninety-two percent of the money won't reach the overwhelming majority of the system's 64,000 students, however, since 62 percent is slotted for personnel costs and 30 percent is slotted for special education. The sum equals a disappointing (and expensive) plan that focuses on teachers and spending instead of teaching and learning.
Monday, January 17, 2005
Times editorial on Janey's budget
The Washington Times editorial board doesn't think too highly of superintendent Janey's budget proposal: