Bad Fiscal Policy to Blame for Current School Budget Problems

School Reform Commission Chairman Pedro Ramos noted that “bad fiscal policy” by previous administrations have left the Philadelphia School District in its current economic dilemma. He said so today at City Council’s Education Committee’s hearings on PSD issues. City schools face a $26 million shortfall that needs to be handled by June and could come up $400 million short in 2013. Yeah, really. [Inquirer]