Tag Archives: Administrative Bloat

#AmplifyChoice: Eye-Popping Numbers On Admin Bloat vs Student Growth

On August 11th and 12th, the annual Amplify Choice conference, which focuses on school choice issues, was held in Denver, Colorado. During the conference, a presentation was given entitled, “The Economics of School Choice”.  The presentation was given by Ben Scafidi, … Continue reading

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The Word “Misunderstanding” Redefined By Supt. Atkinson?

If you’ve been following my series on Superintendent Atkinson being questioned about funds for the Excellent Public Schools Act being diverted into shifting personnel around, well, we have an update.

Dr. Atkinson has redefined “Misunderstanding”. Continue reading

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Senate Wants Atkinson’s Documentation On DPI Budget Cuts [UPDATED]

Last month, I wrote about the little bombshell Superintendent Atkinson dropped that no one seemed to really pick up on other than Alex Granados at EducationNC.
In a nutshell, Atkinson took jobs from DPI that should have been in the ordered budget cuts and shifted them to the budget of a new program.

The Senate is calling her out on it.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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We Track Teacher Turnover, Perhaps We Should Track DPI Turnover Too. – #NCed

Administrative bloat in K-12 systems across the nation has been incredible. Federal grants have created positions within K-12 systems that have often resulted in staff being shifted or absorbed by various departments of public education in the states.

This staffing bloat then becomes a burden on state education budgets. Such is the case with North Carolina. Continue reading

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