Oops. Somehow the Philadelphia School District has a $21 million budget shortfall and is asking all of its outside contractors and consultants to return 10 percent of their budgets.In this story the reporter attributes the deficit to a budget miscalculation. Time to check those calculators, then.
What's puzzling is that Vallas has been traditionally labeled as a numbers guy - a bean counter, whatever you want to call it - that was his job when he worked in Springfield. So how does he let something like this happen on his watch? I don't remember him having any major budget bungles like this in Chicago. Does anyone else?
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