June 17, 2009

A PUBLIC-SCHOOL NIGHTMARE: Kids lose their summer break due to impenetrable bureaucratic mess. “A bureaucratic boondoggle in the western San Bernardino County, California school district will cost the students their summer breaks — the schools inadvertently introduced a school-time shortfall amounting to two school days’ worth of instruction time over the entire school year. Due to a quirk of regulation, they have to keep the schools in session for an extra thirty four days or lose $7 million in funding.”

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