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Close-up view of eyeglasses, calculator, pen and pie chart on top of tables and spreadsheets. Representing financial planning, accounting, responsibility and safety. Also ideal image for tax calculations and any work with financial figures.
Oct 15, 2021
Introduction Welcome to the fifth blog post in the Region 5 Comprehensive Center’s Strategic Budgeting series.  In these posts, we will walk through the five elements of Strategic Budgeting, to help provide additional tools to local education officials who want to think more strategically about how to use their resources. The five elements of Strategic Budgeting are:       Today’s post is our second of two about                 Assessing…
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Coin Graph Against Message On Blackboard
Oct 11, 2021
Introduction Welcome to the fourth blog post in the Region 5 Comprehensive Center’s Strategic Budgeting series.  In these posts we will walk through the five elements of Strategic Budgeting to help provide additional tools to local education officials who want to think more strategically about how to use their resources. The five elements of Strategic Budgeting are:       Today's post is the first of two about Assessing Resources…
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Budget plan
Oct 4, 2021
Introduction Welcome to the third blog post in the Region 5 Comprehensive Center’s Strategic Budgeting series.  As outlined in our first post, we are walking through the five elements of Strategic Budgeting to help provide additional tools to local education officials who want to think about their budgets with a wider lens.      Today’s post is the second of two about Identifying Vision and Goals.  You can read the other one here…
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Budget plan
Sep 27, 2021
Introduction Welcome to the second blog post in the Region 5 Comprehensive Center’s Strategic Budgeting series.  As outlined in our first post, we are walking through the five elements of Strategic Budgeting, to help provide additional tools to local education officials who want to think about their budgets with a wider lens.  While this topic is often discussed in the business community, we are focusing on local education agencies.  Many of…
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glass jar saving money for education in future on wood table, vintage.
Sep 20, 2021
Welcome to the first blog post in our Strategic Budgeting series.  We plan to update this series weekly, with different information about how local education agencies (LEAs – often just referred to as school districts) can more strategically think about budgeting and finance issues.  We are from the Region 5 Comprehensive Center, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to provide technical assistance and capacity building support to…

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