Schools caught short on health insurance

Inflation is low, but, as county school system Chief Operating Officer Alex Szachnowicz noted during a visit to our office, there are two areas in which costs are stubbornly swelling out of proportion to the rest of the economy: college tuition and health care costs The second, after some questionable make-do budget decisions in the past, has tripped up the county school system again this year, to the tune of roughly $20 million needed to underwrite its health insurance plans. (Capital)

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