Where’s All the School Money Going? New York City Council’s Eva Moskowitz asks some tough questions about the city’s education spending.
Nicole Gelinas. City Journal. 5/18/2005.
Manhattan City Councilwoman Eva Moskowitz is fast becoming the skeptic who threatens New York’s education orthodoxy. Her latest challenge to that orthodoxy is to ask what she calls the “$20 billion question”: “How can we spend that much on our schools [each year] and still not have the money for things so basic as science labs or toilet paper . . . . [A]re we getting good value for our money?”