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

Report 05-04, February 2005

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, 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 made progress on implementing all 124 action plans contained in the original OPPAGA report. The district has fully implemented 67 (54%) of the 124 action plans and partially implemented 57 (46%) other action plans.
  • By implementing the remaining action plans, the Miami-Dade County School District will be able to further improve and streamline its management, increase its efficiency and effectiveness, and reduce its costs.

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