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Offlinelonestar2004
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your taxes at work.
    #3512818 - 12/17/04 11:04 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

http://www.startribune.com/stories/709/5142130.html

eleven people including teachers and school secretaries were indicted Thursday on fraud and theft charges in a continuing FBI probe of corruption in the city school system.

in my state it cost 12,000 dollars a year per student and they want it raised to 20,000$ per student. i always wondered why it costs almost a teachers salary to teach one student. now i know why.


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3512830 - 12/17/04 11:08 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)



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America's debt problem is a "sign of leadership failure"

We have "reckless fiscal policies"

America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership.

Americans deserve better

Barack Obama


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3512852 - 12/17/04 11:16 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Don't worry, you are not alone.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/3763412.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/3087507.stm

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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3512973 - 12/17/04 11:53 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

i always wondered why it costs almost a teachers salary to teach one student. now i know why.

Nothing to do with the cost of buildings, books etc then? It's all down to these eleven people?


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: Xlea321]
    #3512995 - 12/17/04 11:58 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

when the buildings are 40 years old, the books grossly
out of date and the administrator is wearing a gold chain
it's pretty obvious that it's not all going to buildings, books
and students.


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: afoaf]
    #3513107 - 12/17/04 12:28 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

ha gold chains.....

Alex123 we have a thing in my state called school bonds. more tax money at work.... its another scam. the buildings are never repaired or replaced it all goes to salaries. (non teaching personal)

http://members.aol.com/jdhenchman/papers/sfbonds/.html


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We have "reckless fiscal policies"

America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership.

Americans deserve better

Barack Obama


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3513117 - 12/17/04 12:31 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)



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America's debt problem is a "sign of leadership failure"

We have "reckless fiscal policies"

America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership.

Americans deserve better

Barack Obama


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3513128 - 12/17/04 12:33 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

So you think everything is down to these 11 people getting jobs throughout the US education system?

Or do you believe all teachers are criminals bent on defrauding the system?


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: Xlea321]
    #3513171 - 12/17/04 12:45 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

the other link is San Fran. do you wants links from all over the country? and no not all teachers are defrauding the system. but alot of the money is not getting to the teachers or the kids.


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America's debt problem is a "sign of leadership failure"

We have "reckless fiscal policies"

America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership.

Americans deserve better

Barack Obama


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3513189 - 12/17/04 12:50 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

So what are you saying? You said you "now knew why" education was expensive about a story about a few criminal teachers.


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: Xlea321]
    #3513204 - 12/17/04 12:55 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

and that i can not understand why it costs almost a teachers salary to teach one student.


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America's debt problem is a "sign of leadership failure"

We have "reckless fiscal policies"

America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership.

Americans deserve better

Barack Obama


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3513758 - 12/17/04 03:22 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

New Orleans sounds like such a fucked up city. I have heard it is a cool and eccentric party place, but I have also heard that the corruption and mismanagement is absolutely rampant.


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3516310 - 12/18/04 06:04 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

if my state allowcated $20k towards my childs education and the school he was zoned for sucked, i'd rather take that money cash and send him to a local secular private school.

now bring on the voucher bashing.


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Re: your taxes at work. [Re: Xlea321]
    #3516402 - 12/18/04 08:22 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

generally, it's not the teachers, it's the administrators
and local education board cartel shifting money around
to benefit friends.

I live in a home with two teachers, one who's been with
LAUSD for something on the order of 30 years.

you'd be appaled by some of the stories of beauracracy,
mismanagement and outright pilfering that goes on at
the high levels of management.


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