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Progress Report: Miami-Dade County School District Not Yet Eligible for the State's Seal of Best Financial Management

Report 04-21, March 2004

Report Summary

  • On August 21, 2002, the Miami-Dade County School Board voted to implement the action plans in the Best Financial Management Practices Review (OPPAGA Report No. 02-25). OPPAGA developed these action plans to help the Miami-Dade County School District implement the best practices within two years, which would make the district eligible to receive the Seal of Best Financial Management from the State Board of Education.
  • Since August 2002, the district has fully implemented 20 (16%) of the 124 action plans contained in the original OPPAGA report and has partially implemented 77 (62%) other action plans. While the district has made progress on 78% (97 of 124) of the action plans, it currently is not eligible for a Seal of Best Financial Management.
  • OPPAGA will again review the implementation status of action plans based on the districts' status report.

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