Find out more about the business of education – from business contingency and continuity plans; to finding the best way to recruit and retain students and staff.

A Final Thought

Seek Solutions

Celebrating what U.S. schools do well and a man who pointed the way.

Business Practices

School Business

Teaching educators about school finance.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Schools and Community

Serving all students in the classrooms and beyond.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

What’s Goin' On

school-choice movement

Choice Arguments

The school-choice movement has set off an intense national debate about vouchers and charter schools.

A Final Thought

No Other Option

How to successfully create a small school within a large one.

A Final Thought

Four Crisis

A look at the enormity and interweaving of the problems and their causes.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)


How some schools are spending taxpayer's dollars.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Good Schools Affect Everyone

Business Practices

Avoiding Risky Business

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Change Can be Good

Maintenance & Operations

'Resilience' or 'Recovery'

taking control of shippin costs

Smart Business & Purchasing

You Better Shop Around

It's time to take control of what you are spending on shipping costs. Since 2006, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) has saved our taxpayers over $1 million negotiating our own transportation contracts.

Sustainable Strategies Part of Disaster Recovery

Here’s how Cedar Rapids Community School District and its team produced a $44.5 million, sustainable headquarters, capable of a 50 percent energy savings, on schedule and below budget.

Quality Over Speed

Naturally, when education leaders learn that they have significant gaps in their organization’s crisis plans, they want them to be corrected immediately. The problem here is that it can often take six to 18 months to do this in a cost-effective and r

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