Suzanne Shaw, NBC Bay Area Editorial Director, argues why the last thing we should invest in for education is spending mandates
And now, an NBC Bay Area Editorial:
California's 9,900 public schools continue to grapple with tight budgets and ridiculously complicated spending mandates. Now more than ever, our schools need the freedom to spend money where it's needed.
I'm Suzanne Shaw (NBC Bay Area Editorial Director)
Under Govenor Schwarzenegger, we began to deregulate the system. And now, NBC Bay Area calls on Govenor Brown and the legislature to make the flexibility in grant spending permanent. Assembly Bill 18 proposes to do just that, to simplify school finance and reduce the bureaucracy.
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