Podcast: Questioning for the district

The district's Chief Academic Officer Penny Nixon, School Reform Commission Chairman Pedro Ramos and Chief Recovery Officer Thomas Knudsen recently testified in budget hearings at Council chambers.

Last week, Council grilled school officials about their plans to balance the budget and wholly restructure the district.

But reporters Doron Taussig and Holly Otterbein still have three gigantic questions that they want to hear answered before the district moves forward, which they explore in this week's podcast.

Why do the schools need the extra money to come from property taxes? How will the district's restructuring plan save money? And what is Harrisburg's role in this?

Listen to the It's Our Money podcast.