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I-Team: Cash-Strapped Newark School
District Spends Thousands on Take-Out

NBC New York, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 7/9/2014 10:06:47 AM

Budget cuts and tight resources plague Newark public schools, but even in these tough economic times, the Newark Public Schools District has approved tens of thousands of dollars a month in spending on take-out food and catering. An I-Team review of district spending over a 15-month period ending in May found that Newark administrators spent more than $330,000, or an average of about $22,000 a month on food from places like Sandwiches Unlimited, SuzyQue´s BBQ, and King’s Family Restaurant and Catering. This, as the district faces a $42 million budget gap. In the spring, hundreds of Newark high school

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Reply 1 - Posted by: berthabutt, 7/9/2014 10:31:06 AM     (No. 9916619)

Like so many brilliant, intellectual lefties there is no connection between the stuff they want and the stuff they need with the dollars they have. Kinda the same as Detroiter´s water problems.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: civilservant, 7/9/2014 11:12:06 AM     (No. 9916702)

Corey Booker´s town, baby.
Democrat run for almost a century.
And a place to stay OUT of.
Except for the Poertugese neighborhood.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: civilservant, 7/9/2014 11:12:37 AM     (No. 9916705)

Sorry for the extra ´e´, Portugal.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: strike3, 7/9/2014 11:31:19 AM     (No. 9916743)

I guess the administrators won´t eat the Mooch-prescribed foods either.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: IdahoGal, 7/9/2014 11:39:26 AM     (No. 9916759)

The link is broken - correct link:
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/newark-public-school-catering-bills--266285271.html

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/9/2014 11:59:01 PM     (No. 9917780)

Most people with access to OPM, don´t give a flip about where it comes from as long as it keeps coming. The other end of entitlement.

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