Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Underfunded Schools?
The Washington Times reports that

Contracting officials at D.C. Public Schools are frantically trying to spend $20 million in federal funds for teacher training and professional development before the close of business today, or lose the money, according to D.C. and Education Department sources.

It's nice to see that my tax dollars are being carefully husbanded by our government:

The D.C. Public Schools professional development office has been ... throwing [the $20 million] out the window, because otherwise they'd have to return the money after Tuesday when the fiscal year ends," said a source close to the office.

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