eda535 | Graduate
Business And Facilities Management
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Legal and Political Issues in School Funding
- Analyze federal and state equity cases.
- Identify current and future politically charged issues that influence school funding.
- Identify the positive and negative impact of technology on school funding.
Benefits of Funding
- Examine the return on educational investment, particularly with respect to student achievement and societal benefits.
- Analyze the relationship between funding equity and equal educational opportunities for students.
- Examine the impact of federal aid, implemented through education legislation, on current public school programs.
Facilities Planning and Management
- Analyze maintenance and operations of the school facility.
- Describe bonding and capital outlay procedures for various projects, including school construction.
- Analyze methods of purchasing and inventory control.
- Examine the various methods of funding capital outlay projects.
- Define risk management.
- Describe the process of planning, programming, and designing educational learning environments that adhere to equity, legal, and policy requirements.
- Examine tort liability issues in facilities planning and management.
- Practice student population forecasting.
School District Budgeting and Accounting Procedures
- Examine budget documents to differentiate between revenue and expenditure budgets.
- Examine school site budgeting preparation and distribution of funds to support student achievement.
- Utilize technology in the preparation of a budget for a facilities improvement plan.
- Identify the various components of a school district’s annual budget.
- Analyze the necessary steps and stakeholders involved in developing a school district’s annual budget.
- Identify the requirements for accounting, reporting, and auditing procedures related to school financial matters under state law.
Foundations of School Funding
- Analyze the changing demographics of America and the implications for educational funding.
- Examine the various sources of revenue available to support public education.
- Analyze the federal government’s role in public education as prescribed by the United
States Constitution, other federal legislation, and court decisions.
School Funding Formulas and Structures
- Examine the various state funding formulas, including their advantages and disadvantages.
- Analyze a state funding formula for a specific state.
- Explore federal programs and grants available to public schools and taxation issues.
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