Allovue's COVID-19 Response

With the state of public education amidst the current COVID-19 crisis, we’re eager to help K-12 school districts navigate these unprecedented times. Allovue is proud to offer a variety of free services and tools that will provide districts with…

A Seasonal Guide: How are school budgets made? *Summer Edition*

Time flies when you’re having fun with budgeting! Summer may seem like a quiet time in the education world, but it’s actually one of the busiest seasons for the finance and human capital teams.

A Seasonal Guide: How are school budgets made? *Spring Edition*

Spring is here and so is the spring installment to our seasonal guide to school budgets. Catch the fall edition here, or the winter breakdown here.

A Seasonal Guide: How are school budgets made? *Winter Edition*

Welcome to the winter installment of our seasonal guide to school budgets. During the fall, districts are figuring out how much money is coming in for the following school year and it's based on quite a few variable factors. (Missed the fall edition?…

A Seasonal Guide: How are school budgets made? *Fall Edition*

School and district budgets may seem like static and mysterious PDF files posted once a year on district websites, but that’s just the finished product of a near-constant process in which budgets are created, reviewed, and modified across the district…

Guide to Implementing Priority-Based Budgeting in School Districts

Aligning your budget to district priorities matters. Why? Because when spending is tracked against the district’s goals, the district ensures intentional spending is raising student achievement. And that means? Frankly - the success of every single…

Streamline District Spending by Offloading Ineffectual Programs

A vital function of the annual school district budgeting process is to identify programs and expenditures that are no longer viable. Re-investing the savings from such programs can help districts to meet student and district needs or launch promising new…

Achieve District Goals with Strategic Budgeting

Strategic budgeting involves creating a multi-year budgeting plan that supports the long-term goals and vision set by the school district. It should represent the district’s strategic plan in action and allow the district to identify the financial…

Meet Allovue: Jess Gartner, CEO

Hey, Jess! First things, first- tell us. What led you to found Allovue?

Is a Student-based Allocation Funding Formula Right For Your District?

ESSA requirements has many districts considering methods that not only increase school-level spending, but improve equitable opportunities for students. Implementing a student-based allocation (SBA) funding method could help districts accomplish both.…