School Operations

Perceived Characteristics Of A Cost-Effective Climate

Category

Districts

BOCES

Combined

 

Instructional

Mgmt/Support

Instructional

Mgmt/Support

Total

Stated and Enforced Policies

1 1 1 1 1

Continuity of Leadership

2 2 2 3 2

Fact-Based Accountability

4 3 5 4 3

Consistent Support of Finance Plans

3 4 9 8 4

Support for Risk-Taking

5 6 4 2 5

Ability of BOE to Focus on Policy

6 5 10 7 6

Availability of Information

8 7 8 6 7

Focus on Student Achievement

7 9 3 9 8

Strong Staff Development

9 8 7 5 9

Strong Community Involvement

10 10 11 11 10

Climate of Shared Decision-Making

11 11 6 10 11

QUESTION: What characteristics are most helpful in creating a climate of cost-effectiveness?

Last Updated: June 2, 2011