Costs and Funding

Find out how to balance your budget – from funding, purchasing and procurement; to construction and maintenance/operations costs; bond issues and endowments, and more…


Writing RFPs: Five Factors for a Favorable Purchase

Well prepared RFP's will result in better, faster and more valuable outcomes for schools.

A Final Thought

Wakeup Call

Can we get the dollars needed to fix our schools?

maintenance planning

Maintenance

Preserving Our School Facility Investments

Building component forecasting and obsolescence/major maintenance planning.

Maintaining School Facilities

Maintenance

U.S. Public School Facilities In Trouble

Investment levels in all but three states will not meet the standards.

Cost Containment

Strategies for Cost Containment

Purchasing experts teach us the difference between cost containment, purchasing, procurement and strategic sourcing — and offer strategies for containing costs.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

$5M for 30 seconds — $0 for education

Obama's Last Education Budget Proposal: Building a Legacy

In the last year of a two-term presidency, the sitting president proposes his last budget for the upcoming fiscal year. President Obama announced his last proposed budget on Tuesday, February 8, 2016.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Problem (not) Solved



Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Future Looks Bright

Best wishes for a great new year!

Life Cycle Costs

Education Interiors

Figuring Life Cycle Costs

Buying furniture and equipment for K-12 school districts requires an analyst's mind.

Safety Within the Budget

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Safety Within the Budget

Low cost security measures for schools.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Who Will Build It?

We need to train the next generation of skilled workers.

A Final Thought

All Things Are Not Always Equal

How much do we value the education and future of our children?

Business Practices

Safer Schools

Lowering district costs with ESA partnerships.

Construction Delays

Battling School Construction Delays

What can administrators do to avoid construction delays that can hamper or even delay the start of the school year?

What has the greatest effect on morale in your organization?




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