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Decentralized school budgeting in Alberta an analysis of objectives, adoption, operation and perceived outcomes in selected school systems by Brian John Caldwell

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  • School budgets,
  • Schools,
  • Education,
  • Decentralization,
  • Finance

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Other titlesAn analysis of objectives, adoption, operation and perceived outcomes in selected school systems.
Statementby Brian John Caldwell
ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Dept. of Educational Administration
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 617 leaves
Number of Pages617
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27564179M

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  Free Online Library: Academic freedom: the typical urban school district's personnel and budgeting systems leave principals without much say in hiring teachers or allocating resources. The decentralization movement may just change that.(forum) by "Education Next"; Social sciences, general Analysis California. School Site Budgeting Decentralized School Management. categories: limoncelli book Chapter 21 Centralization and Decentralization Centralization means pulling groups together to create order and enforce process. It is cooperation for the greater good. It is a leveling process. It seeks to remove the frustrating waste of money on duplicate systems, extra work, and manual processes. tax administration and customs and budget execution, making genuine decentralization impossible since the central government was too weak. 2 For example, India is a very decentralized system at the federal–state level, but not at the state–local level.

Instead, school budget models have been mostly constructed piece-meal over decades to meet the increasing demands, and conflicting priorities, of the modern education system. What is needed is a more strategic and deliberative approach to school budgeting, as well as tools and resources to help challenged districts. Decentralization, on the other hand, refers to the extent to which authority has been passed down to the individual school. Site-based management is an example of decentralization in which individual schools can make their own decisions related to finances and curriculum. However, the locus of power remains with the central body. BUDGET RESOURCE Sample Budget for School-Age Program1 BUDGET CATEGORY DEFINITIONS & INSTRUCTIONS This sample budget represents 12 months of operation, which includes full-time Books 25 books x $20/book Microwave Oven Stereo/CD Player CD Section 20 CDs X $12 $8, $4, $3, $13, $17, $7, $2, $10, School budget resources come from a combination of local, state and federal contributions. The ‐07 school year is the most recent year for which we have a full tabulation of.