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Notes from the news, Feb. 25

By thenotebook on Feb 25, 2014 10:46 AM

City, suburban schools more alike than different. Tribune

Funding formula, not work rules, should be school district's No. 1 priority. Daily News

Unions didn't create school-funding mess. Daily News 

Do more locally to help schools. Inquirer

WHYY to pilot video production labs at two high schools. Notebook

Pew report: City's middle class is shrinking. Inquirer

Principal at Delco school pleased with cyber day experiment. Mercury News

Public pension tabs multiply as states defer costs and hard choices. NY Times

Class size matters a lot, research shows. Answer Sheet

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition


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Submitted by taxpayer (not verified) on February 25, 2014 4:39 pm

The public sector pension debacle on the horizon will be insurmountable. It was caused by corrupt politicians pandering for votes from corrupt public sector unions. The unions either knew, or should have known, that the promises could never be kept. The taxpayers will not be able to bail these pension plans out even if they wanted to. The costs are too high. Illinois unfunded pension at 300% of the state's revenue? Fuggedaboutit.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on February 25, 2014 11:24 pm

Who do you work for? The Koch brothers? a hedge fund manager? the Heritage Foundation? ALEC? Rupert Murdock? the NSA?

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