D.J. Wilson http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Commentary: The Real Cost Of The School Transfer Program http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/commentary-real-cost-school-transfer-program <p></p><p></p><div>Cost is factor no matter what you are buying &ndash; a six-pack of beer, a pair of jeans, a house, or for a state government, a public education for school-age children.</div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Much has been said about the cost of the region&rsquo;s current inter-district student transfer program. Much of what has been said about that cost has been incomplete, or ill informed.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p><div>The one price tag that&rsquo;s been floated is $35 million. Let&rsquo;s break that down.&nbsp;</div><p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 D.J. Wilson 30190 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Commentary: The Real Cost Of The School Transfer Program