Connie Rice Commentary: Top 10 List for School Takeover

From budget shortfalls to teacher shortages, there's a long list of factors that contribute to the "education crisis" in America. But for some school districts, those problems are the result of years of mismanagement, and that fact has led commentator Connie Rice to don her education advocate hat. Rice is taking on this issue in the form of another top ten list, which she calls "The Top 10 Signs It's Time to Mount a Hostile Takeover of Your Local School District."

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