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D.C. Schools Insider: April 25, 2010 - May 1, 2010

Election flap pits Saunders against Parker, AFT

While the Fenty administration searches for a way to finance the proposed teachers' contract, the troubled pact has also spawned a dispute within the WTU leadership over its elections. The contest, usually held May, has yet to be scheduled. General...

By Bill Turque  |  April 29, 2010; 9:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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"Significant progress" in contract funding

There's movement tonight in attempts to close a yawning gap in the financing for the proposed teachers contract. District officials hope to have a proposal that will pass muster Friday with the city's chief financial officer, his spokesman said. David...

By Bill Turque  |  April 29, 2010; 7:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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ISO: A CFO for Michelle Rhee

The Natwar Gandhi-Michelle Rhee showdown before the D.C. Council is a day away, but the District Chief Financial Officer was preparing Wednesday afternoon. Gandhi, at odds with the schools chancellor over financing of the proposed teachers' union contract, told a...

By Bill Turque  |  April 29, 2010; 12:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
 
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A $2,000 surplus and "absolute hogwash"

D.C. Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi, who declined to speak for Sunday's story on his scuffling with Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee, apparently had second thoughts after he read the piece. He dispatched spokesman David Umansky to push back at...

By Bill Turque  |  April 27, 2010; 2:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
 
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In search of $30 million in overspending

When District CFO Natwar M. Gandhi told Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee that the $34 million surplus she thought she had didn't exist, he also said DCPS had overspent its budget by an estimated $30 million. About $20 million was in...

By Bill Turque  |  April 26, 2010; 5:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
 
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