finance

District-level Downsizing

Exploding state budget deficits are forcing administrators to cut their own jobs.

Budgeting Based on Student Needs

This California district demonstrates that students can be the foundation of all school financial decisions.

A Bull Market for Financial Literacy

The Great Recession compels school districts to teach dollars and sense.

School Safety Takes a Back Seat

School districts across the nation are making budget cuts in a previously taboo area—safety.

Study Finds K12 Educators Unprepared to Teach Personal Finance

A new report finds that although a majority of K12 educators believe that financial literacy is an important content area, only a small minority feel qualified to teach it.

Fate of String Programs Uncertain

Student interest in string programs nationwide have increased, according to a study by the National String Project Consortium (NSCP).

No Time for Old Tactics

Management and unions must work together in the face of an unprecedented funding crisis for public schools.

Following the Money

Bond-Pooling Program Provides Low-Cost Financing

For districts seeking to construct, renovate, rehabilitate or acquire land, “Eddie Tech” has made an innovative program to simplify the process of accessing low-cost financing.

A Spirit of Reinvention

Superintendent Walt Rulffes of Nevada's Clark County School District

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