Episode 9: Key Ingredients for Making Good Decisions – Especially When You’re in the Pressure Cooker
School business leaders continue to confront a full plate of difficult and time-sensitive decisions, begging the question, “How can we reflect on and improve our decision-making to better serve our students?”
In this episode, host Jason Willis welcomes WestEd Senior Research Associate Alex Jacobson to discuss how good decisions that lead to successful outcomes for students are, in part, contingent on the ways in which people make those decisions.
Listen to the discussion as they explore what’s known as System 1 and System 2 thinking, as well as how education leaders can apply some of what the research says will strengthen both individual and organizational decision-making approaches.
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Publisher: WestEd and the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO)
Budgeting for Educational Equity Podcast Series Episode 2: It Starts With Data and Listening to the System – Practical Ways to Approach Equitable Resource Allocation From the CBO's Seat
This episode veteran school district Chief Business Officer Jayne Christakos and offers practical insights into education equity and resource allocation and suggests how educators can get started.
Budgeting for Educational Equity Podcast Series Episode 7: The Locus of Local Control – Revisiting the LCFF, Part Two
In part two of our focus on California’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), host Jason Willis and special guests examine the concept of local control more closely, especially as it relates to educational equity.
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Adopted in 2013, the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) ushered in a new era of school finance in California. In this episode, host Jason Willis and special guests explore key elements of the resource equity reform.