Raise a ruckus for Baltimore County schools

Our view: The political gloves are going to have to come off in Towson if public schools are to be adequately funded next year
For as long as most people can remember, finalizing a school system budget in Baltimore County has followed a predictable path. The school system defined its needs, the county executive determined how much the county could afford without raising the property tax or piggyback income tax rates, and the superintendent and school board quietly dialed down their request to comply. The County Council may make a trim here or there to demonstrate it was paying attention, but then that would be that. (Balt. Sun)

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