School Finance Leader: October 2019

The School Finance Leader is a curated monthly digest of useful public entity finance and leadership links brought to you by Miles Capital. Our goal is to bring you the information you want (and need) in an easy-to-use format.

Five Minutes (or Less)

775 Iowa High School Students Awarded State Seal of Biliteracy

Educate Iowa

As Colleges Back Off Standardized Tests, ACT Offers Section Retakes

CNN

The Hard Data Says The US Economy Is Just Fine

CNBC

Ten Minutes (or Less)

Report: Iowa should develop EdTech sector as next strategic cluster

Business Record

Administrators Share 7 Tips For Building Positive School Culture

Education Dive

Who's Doing the Teaching After School Lets Out?

Ed Week

A Bit Longer

GFOA Best Practices: Investment Policy

An investment policy describes the parameters for investing government funds and identifies the investment objectives, preferences or tolerance for risk, constraints on the investment portfolio, and how the investment program will be managed and monitored.

https://www.gfoa.org/investment-policy

Features

Fun from A to Z: 26 Iowa Attractions

Travel Iowa

How Strong is your Investment Program? Self-Assessment

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