Thursday, June 23, 2011

Hooray for Midwestern common sense! From a dispatch by Michael Powell and Monica Davey from Indianapolis, a man was quoted saying something quite telling in a blunt, clear-eyed way:

Tom Galovic, a barrel-chested former school principal and now chief financial officer for the Greater Clark County Schools near Louisville, shakes his head. He is a fan of Mr. [Governor Mitch] Daniels over all, he said. But he sees a self-fulfilling prophecy taking shape around public education — the same problem that many others see with Indiana’s intent focus on the cost side of fiscal restraint.

If you cut and cut,’ he said, ‘you erode the system to the point that it snaps.’”

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