[lbo-talk] in NYC school "reform", responsible = corrupt?

Wojtek S wsoko52 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 06:04:26 PDT 2011

[WS:] This is just the tip of an iceberg. My wife, who is a public school teacher/administrator, tells me horror stories about vast amounts of money that school districts waste on useless technology and construction, while cutting teacher positions and increasing class sizes.


On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 8:16 AM, Alan Rudy <alan.rudy at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Consultant to the Schools Stole Millions, Officials Say
> though, that's not the half of it: "Mr. Lanham, who was being paid $200,000
> a year by the city, used layers of contractors and subcontractors to hide
> his scheme, and each of them profited a little from it, according to the
> federal complaint."  And it appears that Verizon and IBM overbilled the
> Dept. of Ed on top of being part of the scam...
> http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/29/nyregion/consultant-to-schools-stole-millions-officials-say.html
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