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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*CCSESA CBOCONFERENCEFiscal Crisis and Management Assistance TeamInformation and Update If You Are A COE, Its All About Oversight

    Presented by

    Joel MonteroChief Executive OfficerFCMAT

    Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team

  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*FCMAT ServicesThe New and Old of Proposition 98A PrimerDeclining Enrollment ChallengesCharter School OversightData Management A Going ConcernQuestions and AnswersOverview

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Independent/ExternalFCMAT is a Service Organization!Field StaffManagement/Technical AssistanceWeb Site www.fcmat.orgHelp DeskEd DataFiscal Crisis InterventionAB 1200FCMAT Services

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Professional/Product DevelopmentCBO/Mentor ProgramSB 352 CBO Training ProgramBudget Explorer v.2PartnershipsCCSESA (BASC), ACSA, SSC, CASBO, CSBAFree or Low Cost w/High Quality

    Data ManagementCalifornia School Information Services (CSIS)

    FCMAT Services

    Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team

  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*The 2006-07 BudgetBeing Wary of the Rosy Glow The States Structural DeficitLessons From 1999Informing the Collective Bargaining ProcessBut..the California Economy is Strong?

    The 2007-08 Budget??

    Budgets Now and Later

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*A Better Understanding of 98

    Constitutional Amendment ensuring funding stability for K-14

    Guarantees the funding from the prior year adjusted for enrollment growth and inflation

    Provides Legislature with Savings OptionsTest 3Proposition 98A Primer

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*A Better Understanding of 98Understanding the Tests!

    Test 1(Status Quo) Simply the minimum guaranteeEnrollment growth=slow or none GF/Property Tax=strong

    Test 2(The Holy Grail) Growth in per capita income +40%Enrollment growth=faster than normal GF/Property Tax=slow

    Test 3(Oops) Growth in General Fund + % +40% but likely unfundedEnrollment growth = flat GF = in the tank

    Suspension Proposition 98A Primer

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*LAO Suggests Movement Toward Test 1Potential Impacts? Collective Bargaining StrategiesMulti-Year Agreements More ChallengingGiving COLAHealthcare CostsPost Employment BenefitsThings to Monitor re: Prop 98Over/Under AppropriationExcess Funds Proposition 98A Primer

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*COLA4.04%Deficit Reduction/Equalization .00%Total Increase4.04%Step and Column (1.5%)Health Benefit Costs (2.0%)Declining Enrollment??? ( ? )Cost Increases/Inflation? ( ? )

    Total Available 0.54%Proposition 98A Primer

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Education Enters a Zero Growth EnvironmentCalifornias PopulationPeaking of the Birthrate in 1990Statewide enrollment growth is essentially flat

    Focus on Enrollment and StaffingStaying ahead of the enrollment curveFacilitiesMost LEAs are late to react

    The Proposition 98 Connectionagain

    Declining Enrollment

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Where Have All The Kindergartners Gone?1-12Source: California Department of Health Services, Birth and Death Records

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Charters

    FCMAT Role

    600 Strong and growingDe-regulated public schoolsNot Independent Government EntitiesMust adhere to a variety of Laws and Codes

    Charter School Oversight

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*The Charter Authorizer

    The role of the authorizing LEA does not end with the approval of the charter petition!!!

    What we are seeing in the fieldAuthorizer potential liabilityEvery LEA contemplating a charter approval should consider their ability to provide oversight and respond accordinglyCOEs should at least ask the right questions

    Charter School Oversight

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*The Authorizer has the responsibility to monitor:

    All Federal regulations and statutes including NCLB and HQTCredential requirements for core teachersRehabilitation ActSection 504 complianceChild abuse reportingPenal CodeCA Building Code Title 24not Field ActOpen meeting and Public Records Act applicable lawsGovernment Code, IRS Rules, Public Benefit Corporation Rules

    Best defenseTransparent Petition and a Solid MOU

    Charter School Oversight

    Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team

  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Does California Have a Vision for Data Management?

    CSISWhat is it?Data Management UtilityStudent Identifiers (SSID) and Annual MaintenanceThe Official Enrollment Count (not CBEDS)Challenges

    Data Management

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Does California Have a Vision for Data Management?

    CALPADSWhat is it? (California Longitudinal Pupil Assessment Data System)Longitudinal Data Base for Assessment InformationReporting base for NCLB dataGrad Rates/DropoutsDepends on accuracy of SSIDsIntegrates with CSIS for State ReportingChallenges

    Data Management

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Does California Have a Vision for Data Management?

    CSIS + CALPADS does not equal a complete, comprehensive, statewide Data SystemWhats Missing? LEA AccessLEA ToolsReal Records TransferLEA Funding/Support

    Data Management

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  • Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team*Does California Have a Vision for Data Management?

    Governors Budget Suggests an Accountability Function for ParentsSchool Accountability Report Cards (SARCs)Educational Data Web SiteCounty Offices as the Intermediate Agency

    Data Management

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