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The Smart Money: Designing A School Budget

In this hands-on workshop presented at NAIS national conference in March 2017 school leaders dove into the math of school resource allocation. Marguerite Roza of the Edunomics Lab shared innovative financial strategies and how leaders could apply the concepts to their own school context. Topics included; getting a grip on rising costs; gauging value for programs and courses; paying good teachers well amidst cost constraints; personalizing education without breaking the bank and making costs part of everyone’s agenda.