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Incorporating Cost-Effectiveness Analyses in District Budget Decisions

An important tool for making strategic budget decisions is cost-effectiveness analysis. Cost-effectiveness analyses allow decision makers to compare multiple investment options on the basis of both how effective they are in achieving your goals and on relative costs. The Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Brief provides an introduction to cost-effectiveness analysis.

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Incorporating Cost-Effectiveness Analyses in District Budget Decisions

An important tool for making strategic budget decisions is cost-effectiveness analysis. Cost-effectiveness analyses allow decision makers to compare multiple investment options on the basis of both how effective they are in achieving your goals and on relative costs. The Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Brief provides an introduction to cost-effectiveness analysis and this Cost-Effectiveness Calculator includes an example for using the associated cost-effectiveness calculator model.

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Incorporating Cost-Effectiveness Analyses in District Budget Decisions

An important tool for making strategic budget decisions is cost-effectiveness analysis. Cost-effectiveness analyses allow decision makers to compare multiple investment options on the basis of both how effective they are in achieving your goals and on relative costs. This brief provides an introduction to cost-effectiveness analysis and an example for using the associated cost-effectiveness calculator model.

 

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Making Strategic Decisions for Spending American Rescue Plan ESSER III Funds

Most school districts and charter schools are receiving significant, one-time revenues through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) grant program. The ESSER III Investment Decision Guide and its companion User and Resource Companion document are designed to guide decision makers through a strategic decision-making process to both effectively use these funds to address the purposes outlined in the ARP legislation and to leverage them in support of related district and school improvement efforts. 

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ESSER III Investment Decision Guide
2021
Mark Fermanich, Justin Silverstein

Making Strategic Decisions for Spending American Rescue Plan ESSER III Funds

Most school districts and charter schools are receiving significant, one-time revenues through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) grant program. The ESSER III Investment Decision Guide and its companion User and Resource Companion document are designed to guide decision makers through a strategic decision-making process to both effectively use these funds to address the purposes outlined in the ARP legislation and to leverage them in support of related district and school improvement efforts. 

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Planning Engaging Learning Experiences
2021
Amy Lamitie, Shauna Harps

This resource provides recommendations for methods, tools, suggested (not endorsed) sample solutions, and tasks trainers can use to increase participant engagement in professional learning experiences. It also outlines connections between adult learning principles and steps in the Adult Learning Framework.

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This user guide provides guidance on how to use, maintain, and update the Region 5 Comprehensive Center Data Dashboard.

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The Region 5 Comprehensive Center created a data dashboard to help education stakeholders view and analyze data collected though surveys. The accompanying user guide that provides guidance on how to use, maintain, and update the dashboard, can be found here

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