Smarter School Spending

Smarter School Spending - Guides

Guides are introductory documents, to provide additional supports for each step of the process.

  • Instructional Priority Planner - Guide to the process of developing  and implementing instructional priorities in a district. Includes materials to use with the district's senior leadership team to set priorities that address district success goals.
  • Measuring Impact - This guide is an introduction to assessing the impact and spending  effectiveness of your district’s initiatives and the resources that support  them.  The idea of measuring impact runs throughout the Smarter School  Spending process and should be part of your district’s efforts at each  step of the way. This guide will introduce your district to how to go  about implementing efforts to measure impact throughout the Smarter  School Spending process.
  • Identifying Top Savings Options - This is a guide to identify 3-6 high-potential  opportunities that will identify sufficient savings to help pay for your priorities.  More in-depth analysis will still be needed to confirm and operationalize the  opportunities.