There’s a lot to chew over in yesterday’s New York Times article by Sam Dillon, “Schools Aided by Stimulus Money Still Facing Cuts,” (including the implications for our home state of Ohio). Any reader would feel empathy for the L.A. high school students now facing average class sizes of 42.5 students; the many teachers who have been laid off; the schools that have cut back on sports, arts, and more. I certainly do. But of course there’s another story between the lines here, which is that districts have often been either unable or unwilling to cut costs sensibly….Read it here.
Eric Osberg is the Director of Finance and Operations at the in Bethesda, Maryland, a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, serving students from Pre-K–12.
From 2002 to 2010, Osberg served as the Vice President and Treasurer of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and was also a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was primarily responsible for financial and managerial issues at…View Full Bio