California School Business News

California School Business News

By: | Tuesday, February 9, 2021

 

No matter whether students are learning in person or online, districts nationwide are working hard to strengthen student-parent-school relationships and improve mental health response coordination due to the toll that COVID-19 has taken on students, parents and staff.

The data is still coming in about how the pandemic has affected all stakeholders, but many education leaders are assessing their approaches to improving well-being and planning new programs to boost support.

By: | Tuesday, February 9, 2021

 

California’s K-12 public-school enrollment has precipitously declined during the pandemic, dropping by a record 155,000 students, according to new state projections.

The drop-off is about five times greater than California’s annual rate of enrollment decline in recent years, according to data from CalMatters. The state has seen a steady decline of between 20,000 and 30,000 students in its public schools in the two years prior, partly due to declining birth rates. That rate of decline is expected to continue.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

We can all agree that 2021 got off to a rocky start, and most of us are worried about what could possibly happen next.

Thankfully, experts have pro tips to help you make the most of any situation. Heather R. Morgan recently shared these on Inc.com.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

In a recent blog, leadership consultant Michael Hyatt shared his annual end-of-year habit of taking time to think backward in order to complete the past — and more toward a brighter future.

But how do you do that … and how does reverse engineering help you meet more relevant goals?

Here are Hyatt’s four steps:

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

As uncomfortable as it is to admit — and carry out — some situations at work require a confrontation. From gripes between co-workers to disagreements with your manager to pet peeves with your cubicle neighbor, every once in a while, confrontation is inevitable.

Sure, it seems easier to ignore it, but letting it simmer can make it worse. After all, confrontation is stressful and awkward. But letting it go can lead to a bigger blow up.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

The U.S. Department of Education has confirmed to School Transportation News that school districts can use the latest round of COVID-19 relief grants to purchase school bus ventilation systems.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

The shifts of the past year are shaping new developments in online learning, classroom technology training, cybersecurity concerns and more. The result: Districts must assess their technology, security and distance-learning needs to be sure they’re on target with the current environment and future needs.

By: | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

 

There’s no denying that the ongoing global pandemic has reshaped the K-12 landscape. The list of changes is extensive: virtual education, new assessment methods, increased burnout, and challenges with recruiting and retention, to name a few.

At the same time, another crisis emerged as the nation confronted the role of systemic racism across society in the wake of the police-involved deaths of Black Americans.

By: Joyce Tribbey, Manager, Communications | Tuesday, February 9, 2021

 

Registration continues for our Technology Summit, presented in partnership with California IT in Education, and we now have a final agenda for you to peruse!

By: Joyce Tribbey, Manager, Communications | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

 

Registration for Annual Conference is closing this Friday. Don't wait to make your plans to join us for this 100% virtual event!

For more than 90 years, CASBO has been uniting school business leaders like you, and one of the biggest ways we do it is at our Annual Conference & California School Business Expo, the best place to hone your skills, advance your career and build your network.

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