Monday, August 28, 2006

Is DCPS throwing out school supplies?

Lonnie Bruner at the Talking S**t About A Pretty Sunset blog has an interesting, albeit fourth hand, story about DCPS supplies.
I went to my regular diner this morning for breakfast, and typically, I see the same folks sipping coffee and swapping tales. Today's subject was a little out of the ordinary, and it's worth sending you a note to vent a bit of frustration and share my amazement.

Joe, who works as a foreman for a local service company, had worked this week in DC where his company was doing some repairs at a local DC school. Over the course of a few days, Joe kept noticing a constant parade of young workers hauling plastic bags out of the school and [depositing] them into a dumpster. Being a nosy sort of fellow, Joe decided to inquire what the young workers were depositing as trash.

He was told "old school supplies", so he decided to look inside a few of the bags. Much to Joe's surprise he discovered that the contents of the dumpster bags were indeed a collection of school supplies, but they weren't necessarily old supplies.
You hope the story is not true, or at least exaggerated. Knowing DCPS, however, that may be wishful thinking.

[Hat tip to an Anonymous commenter]

1 comment:

Lonnie Bruner said...

It is true. My father doesn't lie.