Say it with me: “If the Wayne County Schools was a charter school…”

But there will be an outpouring of sympathy for the district, in addition to state assistance to help them overcome their $5 million budget deficit. How did this happen? Mismanagement of taxpayer dollars is a good place to start.  Here is a consultant’s slide from a recent school board meeting:









Yes, “expenses exceed revenue” are guaranteed to produce budget shortfalls.