"Raymond said the district has made $100 million in budget cuts over four years because of state cuts to education funding. That does not include the $43 million that will be cut this year if tax proposals don't pass, he said."
Michelle Rhee's spouse, Kevin Johnson, is mayor of Sacramento. For Rhee to proclaim that the issue is not how much money schools get, but how wisely it's spent, is contemptible and ignorant.
Sacramento City Unified enacts worst-case-scenario budget cuts – The Sacramento Bee
Fifteen months ago, Sacramento City Unified School District approved a worst-case-scenario budget that called for laying off 355 full-time teachers, principals, counselors and librarians, and cutting off sports, band, cheerleading, choir and drama. By June 1, 2011, however, the district got a reprie…