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Our 4th & final installment on the FCMAT Fiscal Health Risk Analysis of OUSD. This time we focus in on the 4 areas in which OUSD received a “Mixed” grade.
In the third part in our OUSD FCMAT series, we cover the 8 areas identified as areas of concern. This should shed some light on the underlying causes of yesterday’s payroll blunder as well as why we are facing a budget crisis again.
In the second post in our #OUSDBudget series on the FCMAT report, we take a look at the “good news” – the areas (7 out of 20) in which OUSD earned a positive rating.
On December 13, as OUSD’s Board votes on extremely painful midyear budget cuts, staff will also share their plan to strengthen the district’s fiscal management: The FCMAT Action Plan. In this #OUSDBudget series post, we examine what FCMAT is, and what’s in the latest report.
What can OUSD do about its budget crisis? We offer up some ideas in this #OUSDBudget series post.
Check out these 7 facts about the question: Does Oakland have too many schools?
In case it hasn’t already become clear, the challenges of the current 2016-2017 fiscal year are not the end of OUSD’s financial woes. Read more as we look at one of the biggest of the looming issues: ballooning benefits and pension costs.
Join us in part 4 of our #OUSDBudget Real Talk series. This time, we look at the question of equity. We are asking if OUSD’s spending is equitable. Check out the answer.
In the next part of our OUSD budget series, we are looking at how much money gets to schools and classrooms. Our research and analysis confirmed what many have suspected: OUSD spends much more on the central office than comparable districts.
How much money does OUSD spend? That’s the question we are jumping into in the second part of our series.