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CONTENTS
Letter of Transmittal
Executive Summary

1. DISTRICT ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 1
A. Governance
B. District Management
C. Planning and Evaluation
D. Community Involvement

2. EDUCATIONAL SERVICE DELIVERY

Introduction to Chapter 2
A. Student Performance
B. Special Programs
C. Title I/Compensatory Education
D. Bilingual/English as a Second Language
E. Gifted and Talented Education

3. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 3
A. Organization and Management
B. Hiring, Recruitment, Retention and Staff Development
C. Policies and Procedures

4. FACILITIES USE AND MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 4
A. Facilities Planning, Design and Construction Management
B. Plant Maintenance
C. Custodial Services
D. Energy Use and Management

5. ASSET AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 5
A. Cash and Investment Management
B. Insurance Programs
C. Fixed Assets

6. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Chapter 6
A. Fiscal Operations
B. Budgeting
C. Fund Balance
D. Tax Collections
E. External and Internal Audit

7. PURCHASING AND WAREHOUSING

Introduction to Chapter 7
A. Purchasing and Warehousing Services
B. Contract Management
C. Textbooks

8. COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY

Introduction to Chapter 8
A. Organization, Staffing and Budgeting
B. Policies, Procedures and Planning
C. Infrastructure, Software, Hardware and Operations

9. STUDENT TRANSPORTATION

Introduction to Chapter 9
A. Outsourcing
B. Organization and Management
C. Routing and Scheduling
D. Safety and Training
E. Maintenance

10. FOOD SERVICES

Introduction to Chapter 10
A. Organization and Staffing
B. Meal Participation
C. Financial Management
D. Computerization and Automation

11. SAFETY AND SECURITY

Introduction to Chapter 11
A. Discipline Management
B. Safety and Security
C. Truancy

APPENDICES

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