It’s for the children

State Sen. Jim Whelan, a treacher in the Atlantic City School District, last night asked the city’s board of education to cut $40,000 from his salary in an effort to save a swimming pool program within the Atlantic City Public Schools District, Harry Hurley of Hurley in the Morning reported today.

Hurley awarded Whelan his “Hurley in the Morning” “Political Play of the Week” for the move, which is not only selfless but good politics for a senator facing a tough re-election battle in 2011.

You have to wonder what the NJEA is going to say…

It’s for the children