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Lake County School District Pay for Priorities Case Study

Cost: 
Free
Author: 
LAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Enrollment: 
41,495
% Low Income: 
57%
Resource Type: 
Case Study
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PDF
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473.39 KB
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Lake County School District Pays for Priorities

Lake County School District (LCSD) was growing rapidly, but the revenues needed to keep up with growth weren’t materializing and student achievement was suffering as a result. LCSD embarked upon the Smarter School Spending journey to put an end to reactive, short-term budget cutting and take a coherent long-term approach to reaching its student achievement goals. Part of the journey was finding opportunities to shift resources away from lower value activities and towards academic priorities.