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Lee County School District Saves $12.6 Million by Implementing Review Recommendations

Report 00-06, August 2000

Report Summary

  • The 1996 Legislature funded a performance review of the Lee County School District. A private consulting firm selected competitively, MGT of America, Inc., conducted the review in 1997 under contract with OPPAGA.
  • As of March 2000, the Lee County School District has implemented or is in the process of implementing 86% of the performance review recommendations. As a result, the district reports that it has saved $12,581,849 to date.
  • District administrators provided several reasons why the school district has chosen not to implement the remaining recommendations. These include disagreements with report findings and the perceived undesirable effects of some recommendations

Related Reports
  1. Progress Report: Lee County School District Has Implemented Best Practices and Is Eligible for State Seal
    Report 05-50 October 2005
  2. Progress Report: K-12 Accountability System and Student Achievement Improved, But Challenges Remain
    Report 04-41 June 2004
  3. Progress Report: Lee County School District Not Yet Eligible for the State's Seal of Best Financial Management
    Report 04-40 June 2004
  4. Kindergarten Through Twelfth Grade Public Education Program
    Report 01-22 April 2001
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