School boards and city councils have to work together, or students suffer. Public transparency is one of the strongest initiatives they can put into action.
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Active collaboration between school boards and city councils may not be common, but it makes them both more fruitful servants of the community they share.
School board conflicts can be addressed by drawing on the experience of other districts, and future conflicts can be prevented with the right plan in place.
Paying attention to community engagement, accountability, teamwork and transparency sets the stage for more and more students to reach ambitious goals.
To prepare for a school board meeting that gets decisions made, apply three essential tools: effective protocols, a working agenda and strong infomatics.
Manual, paper-based board document management methods can no longer meet the demands of school boards. School board management software meets the challenge.