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That's one way to spend $50 million

That's one way to spend $50 million

To the editor: While parent Lisa Lewis writes about searching for sponsors to pay for her son's speech and debate team, Laurene Powell Jobs offers $50 million to “create high schools that foster dynamic learning.” (“At high schools, fundraising has no end,'' Opinion, Sept. 17, and “A $50-million contest to design a better school, “ Sept. 17)

The educational disconnect between these extremes of generating operating expenses for schools couldn't be...