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Hillsborough County School District Has Implemented Best Practices and Is Eligible For State Seal

Report 05-16, March 2005




Report Summary

  • On October 15, 2002, the Hillsborough County School Board voted to implement the action plans in the Best Financial Management Practices Review (OPPAGA Report No. 02-39). OPPAGA developed these action plans to help the district implement the best prac
  • As of February 2005, the district had implemented all 38 action plans contained in the OPPAGA report. As a result, the district has put systems in place that should help it to significantly improve its management practices and increase its efficiency
  • By implementing report action plans, the district estimates that, to date, it experienced a net positive fiscal impact of $17 million and expects to exceed the savings projected in OPPAGA's original report by approximately $7 million for an estimated t
  • OPPAGA recommends that the State Board of Education award the Seal of Best Financial Management to the Hillsborough County School District. The district should, however, monitor several issues to ensure that it continues to increase efficiency and red


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