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The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

Original post made by Stacey, Amberwood/Wood Meadows, on Jun 4, 2009

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm

The editorial speaks to the issue of government waste. If you ever hear a bureaucrat or politician exclaim “all the fat is gone”, hold your wallet. The next sentence will surely be “we need to find new streams of revenue (your tax dollars).
About revenue streams… while surfing the state web site, I stumbled across this list of the 250 biggest personal income tax cheats. #1 has over $9,000,000 due, number two has over $7,000,000 due. Web Link
Dionne Warwick still owes us more than $2,000,000, think about that the next time you catch her barking through a speaker while you’re in an elevator!
Question: Why are there two competing education bureaucracies in Sacramento: the Department of Education Web Link and the Office of the Secretary of Education Web Link ? They certainly do not work cohesively and often work against each other.

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