I think the most offensive thing in the Trish Bascom scandal is that her lawyer is out there claiming that the
GAG. As one of the many SFUSD employees who is losing salary through furloughs and cut Prop. A bonuses, this kind of talk makes me want to break all Student Support Services' pencils and steal their staplers.
That said, I look forward to using this example of SFUSD's absolutely appalling cash-handling skills and administrative spendthrift when they lay off all school staff come March. It is beyond time for SFUSD to stop clutching its pearls and claiming that financial rigor has come to its central offices: it hasn't. It is beyond time for SFUSD to take responsibility for its bad choices and its decisions. I would respect those choices a lot more if instead of claiming that there were huge central office cuts, the District would admit it continues to bulk up administratively. Offering some rationale for reality is honest.