Yesterday’s search of Houston ISD’s check register was by vendor names beginning with the letter “N”. The point of highlighting this expenditure is not to emphasize the amount, but to highlight the arrogance and blatant disregard for prioritizing common sense spending of tax dollars by the public sector.
From another search of HISD’s check register (click to enlarge):
It’s for a Junior Membership, too!
The Junior, Distinguished and Other Memberships section lists a one year Junior Membership for $15.00. Here’s a screen grab from the NRA website:
Are memberships to the NRA a spending priority of HISD?
UPDATE by David Jennings: This video is the perfect complement to Yvonne’s post. For all of you that are screaming (irrationally, btw) about school districts having to lay off thousands of teachers, please put your brain into gear and think about this for a minute or two. Okay?