Title

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Portland public school system had an enro

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

2-2-1995

Pages

1, 7-9

Abstract

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Portland public school system had an enrollment of 13,000 students, and was overseen by one superintendent and two assistant superintendents. There are now fewer than 8,000 students, but the central office is staffed by 12 administrators. Jack Dawson, Portland city councilor, can't understand why the Portland School District's $55 million budget can't be cut, and has doubts about whether the school system needs all those directors and managers with "Dr." in front of their names. Details.

Subjects

School administrators

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