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Progress Report: Lee County School District Not Yet Eligible for the State's Seal of Best Financial Management, Report No. 04-40, June 2004
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Best Financial Management Practices Reviews by School Districts
Lee County School District Performance Review

  • On March 4, 2003, the Lee County School Board voted to implement the action plans in the Best Financial Management Practices Review (OPPAGA Report No. 02-58).  OPPAGA developed these action plans to help the Lee County School District implement the
  • Since November 2002, the district has fully implemented 49 (43%) of the 115 action plans contained in the original OPPAGA report, partially implemented 63 (55%) other action plans and not yet begun implementation of the remaining 3 (2%) action plans
  • OPPAGA will again review the implementation status of action plans based on the district’s next status report.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 02-58 Best Financial Management Practices Review of the Lee County School District, published in November 2002.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

School Improvement, Assessment, and Accountability
Student Transportation
Public Schools (K-12 Education)
Educational Facilities
Food Services

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 05-50 Progress Report: Lee County School District Has Implemented Best Practices and Is Eligible for State Seal, published in October 2005.
  • Report No. 04-32 Information Brief: Some School Districts Can Take Steps to Reduce Their Food Service Costs and Ensure Self-Sufficiency, published in May 2004.
  • Report No. 04-26 Information Brief: With Effective Planning, Accountability, and Oversight, School Districts Can Successfully Outsource Services, published in March 2004.
  • Report No. 04-10 Information Brief: School Districts Can Take Steps to Substantially Reduce Their Transportation Costs, published in February 2004.
  • Report No. 03-62 Information Brief: School Districts Can Take Steps to Reduce Facility Operating Costs Through Conservation, Productivity, published in November 2003.
  • Report No. 00-06 Performance Review: Lee County School District Saves $12.6 Million by Implementing Review Recommendations, published in August 2000.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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