EDU 617 School Finance

This course informs students on various school revenue sources, including local, state and federal funding systems. As well, the course explains the federal and state government's sources of income. In the course students review financial reports, such as appropriation measures, five-year forecasts, audits, and budgets. Students examine purchasing practices and school expenditures, including risk management programs, construction projects, and collective bargaining along with competitive bidding mandates. The course includes an experimental learning assignment in which students develop a grant.