California School Business News

California School Business News

By: | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

 

Are you a CASBO member who is interested in becoming more involved in your section leadership? CASBO’s Eastern Section is looking for individuals who want to benefit their careers by improving their leadership skills and networking capabilities. If this sounds like you, please consider applying for a leadership position for the 2019-20 fiscal year!

By: Molly McGee Hewitt, CEO & Executive Director | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The power of bad news...

By: | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

Getting to the point doesn't mean sacrificing your kindness, productivity or relationships, says Wanda Thibodeaux of Inc.

By: | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

Not knowing what's going to happen next is stressful for just about everybody. Uncertainty signals that you're unsure of your environment, your skills or both. 

But uncertainty also signals the brain to kick-start learning, new Yale research published in the journal Neuron has found. That means crazy, unstable situations might be uncomfortable, but they're also essential if you want to make the most of your brain. 

By: | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

As districts focus on equity efforts, one study provides some profound information. 

The study is part of a series of working papers published by the National Bureau of Economic Research and shows that having just one African-American teacher not only lowers African-American students' high school dropout rates and increases their desire to go to college, but also can make them more likely to actually enroll in college, reports Mayowa Aina for Mindshift.

By: | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

K-12 schools must prepare for threats from active shooters. But how can districts find solutions and then finance these products and programs?

Sourcewell, a cooperative purchasing source for public agencies and a CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner, has awarded contracts to Johnson Controls and National Cooperative Leasing to provide facility security equipment and the financing to support that equipment.

By: | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

Applications are now open for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO), both federally funded, state-administered programs that serve free meals to children 18 years old and younger when school is out of session. Applications are due by June 1, 2019.

By: | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

Gov. Gavin Newsom has assembled a team of advisers on education and children’s issues that’s not only large, it’s heavily focused on early childhood education (ECE) and development (ECD). And he’s proposed spending nearly $1.8 billion on ECE programs as part of next year’s budget, according to an EdSource report.

Here’s a look at the appointments: 

By: | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

Climate change is being recognized as a real threat that could have potential fiscal effects on school district facilities, infrastructure and budgets due to such things as utility rate structure changes and increases, potential new policies and mandates, and difficulty finding the funds needed to satisfy any requirements of new mandates or facilities upgrades.

By: Joyce Tribbey, Communications Manager | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

The 2019 hospitality reservation package is ready! This year, the hospitality suites will be hosted in the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego hotel. Located just north of the San Diego Convention Center, the hotel is the ideal spot to greet your old business acquaintances ... and meet new ones!

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