More Money, More Charters?

"Among those who haven't drunk the anti-tax Kool-Aid, many think 2007 is the year something will finally get done in Springfield," writes Harold Henderson in the Chicago Reader (Daily Harold).  "But not everyone agrees on what that should be. "

Henderson cites various proposals from a recent Center on Tax and Budget Accountability forum, including the Civic Committee proposal to cut costs and raise revenues -- but only if you allow more charter schools. "Putting more money into an unchanged monopoly would be "mostly wasted," he said. Many audience members didn't get it and others just disagreed. (Full report here, PDF.)"

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