How to prepare for the ESSA financial transparency mandate
The new ESSA financial requirements include reporting money spent on staff compared with other expenses at the school - and the proportionate levels of federal, state, and local funding at each.
Update on tax reform and impact on California school bonds
The federal 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act will have an impact on municipal bonds issued by California school districts.
Negotiations and communications: Build your plan before going
Building a strategic communications plan and setting ground rules during negotiations discussions.
Charter school FAQ: Admission, oversight, & funding
Enrollment figures show that charter school students are just as diverse (racially and economically) as students who attend traditional district schools.
Steps to guide bargaining preparation
Collective bargaining is among the most important areas where the Board of Education sets priorities for the organization and gives direction and authority for negotiations.