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    Meet Amanda Flurry: District Partner

    As one of Allovue's District Partners, Amanda helps support districts with building budgets and allocation structures. Get to know Amanda and why she "loves budget work!"

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    Three FAQs About ESSER Funds

    ESSER funds are on the way thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act. Districts are busy brainstorming the best use of these funds and how to plan sustainably and strategically.  Do you have a vision for your district for the next year and beyond? Learn more about how to strategically budget your ESSER dollars and read answers to some common...

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    How to Incorporate Equity in Staff- and Student-Based Resource Allocations

    When was the last time you took a look at your funding model to see if it’s cohesive with your district’s story? Many districts are realizing that legacy methods of funding and staffing allocation are producing spending patterns that are equal, no equitable.  What does this mean for your district? There can be dollars that can be spent in other...

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    Revising How Your District Allocates Dollars to Schools in 3 Phases

    You decided to revisit your district’s resource allocation model. Our world is changing so quickly, which means our student needs are also changing. It won’t happen overnight, it will take planning, and you may have to take time to get others on board. But the end result will be rewarding and can save your district time and resources. Use our...

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    How to Project Funding Models and Enrollment Within Your District

    Most school districts begin to plan school-and district-level budgets five to seven months before starting the school year. The dollars that districts allocate to departments and schools from which they plan depend on a multitude of factors—the most consequential of which is projected student enrollment. Indeed, student enrollment is the chief...

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    Meet Laura Nord: VP of Sales

    As VP of Sales, Laura helps us create and execute sales strategies while developing our sales team. What does Laura enjoy when she's not meeting and exceeding sales goals? Get to know Laura.

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    Meet Allovue: Meghan Stanton, Account Advisor

    Meghan's quick and sharp thinking is not only used when she's on the theatre stage. While being a great conversationalist and detail oriented researcher, she's attentive to future Allovue customer needs. Did we mention she has a signature pose? Take a peek as she strikes her pose above (we can't promise you won't use it in your next selfie)....

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    Assess Your K-12 Financial Planning Systems During Unpredictable Times

    As education leaders, understanding that each year is unpredictable is part of the job. 2020 pushed the bounds of unpredictability and, as a consequence, many of our resource allocation and budgeting practices were put to the test. Ask yourself the questions below to assess your district’s response from the pandemic and areas for improvement...

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    Trust, but Verify: What to Ask Your Finance Team

    There is no textbook on school finance during a pandemic— it’s important now more than ever for Superintendents to be curious about school finance. As a Superintendent, knowing what to ask your finance team and engaging in the responses will allow you to leverage the strategic aspect of school finance to mitigate the impact of these cuts on...

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    Safeguarding Savings: Tips to Prepare for Revenue Reductions

    School districts are not immune to the impact of a global economic recession. But with careful planning and strategic reprioritization, district leaders can mitigate the impact of revenue reductions on students. We've compiled three sets of tactical to-do lists to help your district navigate these unprecedented times: today, tomorrow, and...

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