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5,200 Milwaukee Teachers Took 92,691 Days Off Last Year and Other Shocking Facts from Its Union Contract

Todd414 Wrote: Apr 11, 2012 1:25 PM
I get 20 days per year? A 36 hour work week? No proof of illness? Wow, I must work in the wrong district. My contract isn't nearly that lucrative. Actually, arvamus, I do see your point. I know what your main point is, but not all of us are as well-compensated as you think. Big city and suburban schools is where the bennies are, not in the rural districts (at least in Ohio.) is releasing a series of stunning reports to show taxpayers exactly how our dollars are being spent in government schools.  We repeatedly hear from the education establishment that school coffers are being raided, requiring teachers to be laid off and programs to be cut.  We hear schools are on the brink of bankruptcy and are operating on shoe-string budgets.

But local media outlets have long been derelict in telling citizens how the billions of K-12 dollars are really being spent.  How can taxpayers determine if schools actually do need more money if no...