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Finding ways to maximize student outcomes with the money at hand

 

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ESSA Financial Transparency Reporting Requirements

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 Productivity

Communication

Communication about ESSA within a well-coordinated communication system.

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Sets agency direction, organizes for productive management, tracks progress, and encourages innovation. View events, projects, and resources.

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The BSCP Center Strategic Communications Toolbox provides state education agencies (SEAs) a framework for developing effective communication strategies or processes—resulting in clear, aligned, and proactive communication tied to your SEA’s vision, mission, goals, and strategies. The communication strategies can be integrated into an existing plan or used to create a new communications plan if you don’t already have one.

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A Checklist to Guide Data-Visualization Decisions

When considering how school-level per-pupil expenditures are to be made public, an important first step is to understand how the data can (and will) be used by various stakeholders (e.g., policymakers, district and school leaders, community advocates, parents, media, etc.).

 

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In this Solutions piece we provide details about the critical elements of a strategic communications approach and then demonstrate how the Arkansas Department of Education has improved its communication processes through applying some of those elements.

Strategic Performance for Your Branch

 

When the whole organization—SEA or LEA—implements strategic performance management, the role of every division and strand is included. But what can the leader of a division or strand do when the agency as a whole is not ready to adopt the performance management methodology?

 

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The Building State Capacity and Productivity Center (BSCP Center) assists state education agencies (SEAs) throughout the country as they adapt to constrained fiscal resources and increased demands for greater productivity.

Dean Nafziger, Ph.D., Director

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The BSCP Center is funded by a cooperative agreement (#S283B120042) between the U.S. Department of Education and Edvance Research, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat. The findings and opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the policies of the U.S. Department of Education.

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