There is nothing more frustrating than attending a board meeting to learn about the school budget and walking away more confused than when you first arrived.
School principals, charter directors, and other site leaders should know exactly where they "stand" from a budget to actual perspective at all times. Confusing financial reports and a lack of clear communication regarding your financial picture is
exasperating and counter-productive. How can a school operate if they don't have real-time financial information that is crystal clear and available to them?
California School Fiscal Services believes that fiscal reports and presentations should be easy to understand so that board members, parents, and the community can make clear and informed fiscal decisions.