2012 Money Watch Archive

Another Busing Dilemma

If there are not enough buses, how are we going to afford to transport students to after-school athletic programs?


Merit Pay: is it money well spent?

Research makes its clear that using test scores to measure and reward teacher effectiveness is not a good idea. Bonus pay will be paid out of Race to the Top funds that will evaporate in two years.  Those funds could easily be used for other purposes, including additional professional development for teachers and staff or keeping classroom size manageable.


An Under Crowded School Winds Up with a $700,000 Modular Classroom?

It doesn’t add up!


Proposed 2012-13 Budget Uses $28 Million in WCPSS Rainy Day Funds

What happens if we DO have a rainy day?