School Districts

What the Funding Formula in Massachusetts’ Student Opportunity Act (SOA) Means for Massachusetts Schools

By |2020-03-09T21:54:22+00:00Mar. 09, 2020|Leadership, School Districts|

Superintendents ready their 3-year improvement plans Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Student Opportunity Act (SOA) into law back in November of 2019. Touted as the most significant update to Massachusetts’ education funding system in nearly three decades, the SOA [...]

Tuesdays with TED: December Edition

By |2019-12-31T17:02:01+00:00Dec. 24, 2019|Leadership, School Districts, Tuesdays with Ted|

Innovation, walkable cities, and well-being: gifts that keep on giving One Tuesday a month, the ClearGov Blog team curates and shares three short talks on a theme. This month, at a time when we traditionally take stock of where we’ve [...]

Department Dashboards Give Every Unit in Your Agency an Opportunity to Shine

By |2019-12-06T10:08:15+00:00Dec. 05, 2019|Best Practices, Product, School Districts|

Demystifying day-to-day operations to drive public trust, build consensus, and improve outcomes Many local governments and school districts maintain dedicated pages on their websites for the numerous departments they manage. Too often however, these pages merely house the basics: hours [...]

Tuesdays with TED: August Edition

By |2019-10-22T16:10:41+00:00Aug. 27, 2019|Leadership, School Districts, Tuesdays with Ted|

What you can do with 30 days, 3 years, and a little wishful thinking It’s TED time again. One Tuesday a month, the ClearBlog team curates a small, satisfying sampling of talks that we think you may find relevant. Welcome [...]

Why District Officials Need to Up Their Budget Game Now for 2020 — and Beyond

By |2020-10-09T09:19:54+00:00Feb. 27, 2019|Leadership, School Districts|

A new Education Week article shines a spotlight on the battle over state budget surpluses If January and February are any indication, 2019 promises to be another volatile year for school districts as teachers nationwide hit the streets to demand [...]