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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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Elementary and Middle School kids smiling and giving thumbs-up
Sep 7, 2021
The Region 5 Comprehensive Center offers the first blog in a three-part series on the development of a process for vetting high-quality instructional materials in Virginia. Successful implementation of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) begins with textbook adoption for many states and school districts. But it doesn't end there. Some states have been vetting all instructional materials to accelerate learning inside and outside the…
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Aug 30, 2021
The following blog is the third in a series of blog posts on the Region 5 Networked Improvement Community to collectively scale effective solutions to persistent education challenges. The Region 5 Comprehensive Center is co-developing ready-made resources with state educational leaders in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia for those interested in establishing Networked Improvement Communities to drive local improvement…

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