Oversight Can Lessen Business Risks

By Charles K. Trainor

School board members approach their responsibilities with enthusiasm, diligence, and dedication. Working closely with the superintendent, they hope to create a supportive environment where young minds are inspired to become life-long learners and productive citizens.

However, some become disillusioned when they discover that, despite their best efforts, outside forces can disrupt well-intentioned plans. Unfortunately, risks of many sorts must be anticipated if a district wishes to develop an outstanding educational program. The current economic climate presents an ideal opportunity for your board to step back and examine one such pitfall: your district’s potential financial risks. 

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