There’s been much made of late about whether or not Dallas ISD is in the red. I’m not sure why – the budget (if you know how to read a public school district budget) has been discussed in two separate school board meetings – but for whatever reason, some media confuses how school funds are spent, and lumps everything together.
You may have seen the reports – The district is in the red $43 million dollars! The district was short $10 million and has to lay people off! The budget director left because of all that!
Is it true? Well, let’s dive in. (more…)