Lol.Most residents have no clue what their reps are even voting on.
And you really expect them to search and to understand this? Haha puh-lease!Stop bothering me so I can get back to watching Kim kardashian on tv!
I do not know how many people are aware, but all school districts (and cities,
counties, etc.) are required to post their financial statements on-line. These
are available on the state auditor's website. Look around a little on the
site and you should be able to find them there.Granted, there likely
isn't the level of detail that some citizens would like, but it's a
good start. I do think that more detailed information would be helpful for us
as parents to understand how the taxes that we pay get spent. I realize,
however, that it would likely be very costly to prepare and present the more
detailed information, so some kind of cost/benefit analysis should be
considered, as well as who would foot the bill.
Lets do this. Lets make it easier to find out why it is that so much money in
education is lost before it makes it to the classroom for teaching.
Since every school employee has their salary open to the public, there is
nothing private left to conceal from the public. Let the records be open! Who
knows but that an interested taxpaying citizen or creative and brilliant student
might find someplace money is being wasted or is slipping into the hands of an