-1,000 staff members need to be cut by the 2006-2007 school year
-Vouchers are kicking in soon (exodus continues)
-Record numbers of kids are going to charter and private schools
-Bunch of school closings to be announced in mid November
All this does not bode well for our public school system. The Dispatch is paid content but you can read the (k12) eduction-related news for free on the Columbus Public Schools site.
Lower property taxes and private school or suburbs and public? It's becoming a choice we may be forced to make.