Doing Your Duty. From the latest Duluth Reader. Here’s a taste:
Recently the school board was forced to call a meeting with the express purpose of finding a way to shore up another multi-million dollar ($3.3 million) deficit in their finances. The burden of outlining possible solutions to this perennial, at times seemingly intractable problem, fell on the shoulders of administrative personnel. District bureaucrats sat around the table with the Board and made thoughtful suggestions about how best to wield the surgical knife without killing the patient.