Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Benefits of Privatization

Joseph Tramontana has saved his district millions of dollars through creative thinking and partnerships Privatization in schools is an extremely controversial topic. Large school districts provide significant employment opportunities to various local communities which is obviously important. We discussed in prior articles that eventually school districts will be faced with the problem of expenses exceeding […]

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How to Improve Teacher Performance

Joseph J Tramontana Education Consultant The most important question is “How to improve teacher performance in the classroom”. We said earlier that the only way to control expenses is with “outside the box” thinking. This also means challenging some of our most cherished beliefs. ┬áIf you speak to any parent or veteran educator they will […]

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Six Major School District Expenses

Joseph J Tramontana Chief Financial Officer This post discusses six major and critical school district expenses. Funding was discuessed the week prior and we already know that school districts fund their programs through local property taxes and state aid. We also know there is a cap on local property taxes of two percent. When expenses […]

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