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Hamilton School District Saves $550,312 by Implementing Review Recommendations

Report 00-05, August 2000

Report Summary

The 1996 Legislature funded a performance review of the Hamilton County School District. A private consulting firm that had been selected competitively, MGT of America, Inc., conducted the review in 1997 under contract with OPPAGA. As of March 2000, the Hamilton County School District has implemented or is in the process of implementing 55% of the performance review recommendations. As a result, the district reports that it has saved $550,312 to date, with additional sa District administrators provided several reasons why the school district has chosen not to implement the remaining 45% of the recommendations. These include other district priorities and perceived undesirable effects of some recommendations.

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