I agree: facts would be nice.
Same old, same old.
"A School Budget Showdown in California: Why the State and County Have Warned Los Angeles Unified to Get Its Financial House in Order — or They’re Taking Over"
"The Los Angeles Unified School District board was jolted last month when a top county official showed up unannounced to say, You’re spending more money than you make and the savings you’ve been living off of are about to run out."
Funny or sad: you decide.
By Philip Stark, Professor of Statistics, Berkeley. My take: other than whether the professor is coming to class stoned or drunk, not much.
Related: "Weaponizing Student Evaluations".
Thedore Dalrymple has some excellent fun with a bureaucratic memo.
One can only hope that Buffon was wrong when he said that the style is the man himself, or in this case the woman herself; for what kind of person would the above style suggest?
Quora discussion. It's consistent with what I've read elsewhere: it's quite challenging and can be a heck of a shock for even the top high school students. One discussant observes, "We complain that we should have gone to an easy college, like Harvard."
I believe the applicable expression is "As you sow, so shall you reap".
Cue Mr. Rogers voice: "Boys and girls, can you say administrators? I knew you could."
It's not who you probably think.