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Demystifying School Finance: Tulsa’s CFO Breaks Down District Spending For Community
Nolberto Delgadillo, the chief financial officer in Tulsa Public Schools, has worked to make the complicated calculations behind school spending more transparent. In an unorthodox move, Delgadillo invited the Tulsa community to go through the budget with him to see where the district was spending its resources. He’s also held forums to listen to concerns and get input about possible cuts. That kind of outreach has been instrumental in getting community buy-in in Tulsa, where years of state budget cuts and falling local enrollment have forced the district to make difficult budget decisions.
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Demystifying School Finance: Tulsa’s CFO Breaks Down District Spending For Community
This Superintendent Turns to Students for Advice
When he needs to make big decisions for the 11,000-student Cherry Hill, N.J., school district, Superintendent Joseph Meloche turns to a familiar sounding board: the students themselves. In the two years since he took over the district, Meloche has held multiple town halls with middle and high school students, whose feedback helps bring problems to the surface that school leaders don’t see on their own. The students have helped pinpoint solutions, too. “I believe we need to make sure [students’] voices, their opinions, their thoughts are shared and that we actually listen to them,” he says.
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This Superintendent Turns to Students for Advice
Career and Technical Education That Helps Students Succeed - Meet a 2017 Leader to Learn From
Clyde McBride, the director of career and technical education in the Kayenta Unified School District in Kayenta, Ariz., has built a powerhouse pre-veterinary-sciences program that gives Navajo students hands-on experience that propels them to college and prepares them for jobs. Students gain deep knowledge and meaningful opportunities to support their community where many Navajo families depend on livestock as their livelihood. "I don’t want to train kids to leave the reservation," McBride says. "I want to prepare them for careers they can bring back home." This video was produced as part of Education Week’s Leaders To Learn From project, recognizing outstanding school district leaders from around the country. More at http://leaders.edweek.org
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Career and Technical Education That Helps Students Succeed - Meet a 2017 Leader to Learn From
Leaders to Learn From: Tiffany Anderson
As the schools superintendent in the City of Jennings, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis, Anderson recognized that to improve her students' performance in the classroom, she first had to address their needs outside of the classroom. This video was produced as part of Education Week’s Leaders To Learn From project, recognizing outstanding school district leaders from around the country. More at http://leaders.edweek.org.
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Leaders to Learn From: Tiffany Anderson

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