Here’s what’s so befuddling about Superintendent of Schools John Ramos’ siren: why wait this long? Why not yell, scream, posture during the budget-making process? Instead, he waited until after the City Council approved spending. Why didn’t he jam the City Council chambers in April?
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post:
Some 430 school employees, roughly one in five, would lose their jobs, class sizes would be pushed to the maximum allowed, even in magnet schools, and services across the district would reduced under a budget plan presented to the Board of Education’s Finance Committee on Thursday.