Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Promise of Technology in Education

The Promise of Technology by Joseph J Tramontana Public Education is due for an overhaul just like other industries. America spends more on education than almost any other nation in the world. This is true either measured by gross national product or per pupil expenditures. Everyone agrees the academic results in the US are disappointing. […]

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A Case for Priority Driven Budgeting

Joseph Tramontana discusses the Priority Driven Budget Process This post discusses the value of a priority driven budget process. Most local governments use a budget known as incremental budgeting. This is where current year’s spending dictates the following years budget. In most cases the government’s budget process is based on previous year’s revenue. The incremental […]

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How to Increase Revenue in Schools

Joseph Tramontana is a widely published author is school finance Revenue is always a problem for school districts. There is just isn’t enough revenue to meet expenses. Most school districts rely on property taxes and state assistance. What they are finding is that property taxes are capped and state assistance is decreasing in many cases. […]

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