School Spending Archive 2005
Data and Dollars
Every year, it seems, school districts are expected to do more with less. That’s not an easy task, given the complexity of public education and the tight budgets facing many districts. Yet, despite these obstacles, there is a way schools can save millions of dollars—without slashing spending or cutting personnel. The answer lies in how they manage their special education programs.
The Case of Precinct 5
Trying to finger the culprit in a failed school finance election can be like tracking down the criminal in TV’s Cold Case Files or one of the many CSI or Law and Order clones. There’s a problem to solve, a trail of clues, and a team of persistent investigators who want to get at the facts. This is the case of Precinct 5.