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Progress Report: Indian River County School District Has Implemented the Best Practices and Is Eligible For the State Seal

Report 05-48, October 2005




Report Summary

  • On September 23, 2003, the Indian River County School Board agreed by a unanimous vote to institute the action plans in the Best Financial Management Practices Review (OPPAGA Report No. 03-44). OPPAGA developed these action plans to help the district implement the best practices and become eligible to receive the Seal of Best Financial Management from the State Board of Education.
  • As of June 2005, the district had fully implemented 10 of the 11 action plans contained in the OPPAGA report and had substantially implemented the remaining action plan. As a result, the district has put systems in place that should help it to significantly improve its management practices and increase its efficiency and effectiveness.
  • To continue to improve, the district should monitor certain recently implemented processes, including its risk management system and the post-occupancy evaluations of major construction projects.
  • OPPAGA recommends that the State Board of Education award the Seal of Best Financial Management to the Indian River County School District.


Related Reports
  1. School Safety and Security Best Practices Approved by the Commission of Education
    Report 01-57 November 2001
  2. Kindergarten Through Twelfth Grade Public Education Program
    Report 01-22 April 2001
Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by email OPPAGA@oppaga.fl.gov, telephone (850) 488-0021, or mail 111 W. Madison St., Room 312 Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475.
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