While it may be amusing to watch those in power above us blame each other and make excuses, in the end, it is disheartening. Those of us at the school level know that no matter who ultimately gets blamed, we're the ones who must be here for the children. We are reminded daily, there can be no excuses for failure. The legislature, the school board -- everyone -- must do his or her job, so that we can do ours.
Day, Richard E., "On School Funding, State is Inadequate" (2003). Curriculum and Instruction Faculty and Staff Scholarship. Paper 48.