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CONTENTS
Letter of Transmittal
Executive Summary

1. DISTRICT ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 1
A. Governance
B. Policies and Procedures
C. District Management
D. School Management and Site-Based Decision-Making
E. Planning and Evaluation
F. Legal Services

2. EDUCATIONAL SERVICE DELIVERY

Introduction to Chapter 2
A. Organization and Management
B. Student Performance
C. Instructional Resources
D. Special Programs

3. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 3
A. Communications and Public Relations
B. Community and Business Involvement
C. Parental Involvement

4. PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 4
A. Organization and Management
B. Salaries and Benefits
C. Hiring and Recruitment
D. Performance Appraisal
E. Professional Development

5. FACILITIES USE AND MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 5
A. Facilities Management
B. Maintenance
C. Custodial Operations
D. Energy Management

6. ASSET AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 6
A. Cash Management
B. Risk Management
C. Fixed Asset Management
D. Bond Issuance and Indebtedness

7. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 7
A. Planning and Budgeting
B. Financial Operations and Fund Balance
C. Tax Collection

8. PURCHASING AND WAREHOUSING

Introduction to Chapter 8
A. Purchasing
B. Warehousing
C. Textbook Operations
D. Contracting Process

9. COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY

Introduction to Chapter 9
A. Organization, Staffing and Budgeting
B. Policies, Procedures and Planning
C. Infrastructure, Software, Hardware and Operations

10. TRANSPORTATION

Introduction to Chapter 10
A. Organization and Management
B. Policies and Procedures
C. Safety and Training
D. Maintenance

11. FOOD SERVICE

Introduction to Chapter 11
A. Organization and Management
B. Financial Management and Reporting
C. Student Meal Services
D. Staffing

12. SAFETY AND SECURITY

Introduction to Chapter 12
A. Organization and Management
B. Safety
C. Security

APPENDICES

Appendix A - Public Forum and Focus Group Comments
Appendix B - District Administration and Support Staff Survey Results
Appendix C - Principal and Assistant Principals Survey Results
Appendix D - Parent Survey Results
Appendix E - Teacher Survey Results
Appendix F - Student Survey Results