16% increase in the cost of health insurance?

That’s what one of the TV news stations just reported was going to happen to the Duluth School District’s budget next year. I think it was Fox 21. KBJR is reporting an anticipated $3.8 million cut but doesn’t mention the insurance. Ann Wasson dredges up the hoary old “low hanging fruit” cliche but she’s one of the Board members who never questioned the cost of the health package agreed to in the last set of contracts.

This is not a surprise to a select few of us.

Its nothing that adding a couple more kids in each classroom can’t solve.

If the District is really into “transparency” I know a couple of bureaucrats whose departure might help bring that about.

Ah, ten minutes ago Fox put up a transcript. The DNT story doesn’t mention insurance increases.

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