Defining Your PTO and Leave Policies

Charters have a lot of options and opportunity to exercise creativity when it comes to defining PTO and local leave policies for their organization. A thoughtful and robust leave policy can be a critical part of the charter’s enticing total rewards and benefits package, which can impact recruitment, retention, and morale as it speaks to … Read More

Title I, Part A Overview

Title I is the largest program under ESSA, and understanding how it works can be a challenge, especially if you are new. Do you want to hear about Title I in a nutshell? Having a Title I program can provide many benefits for your school, so it pays to be “in the know” about how … Read More

New Pregnancy Protection Regulations

The U.S. Senate passed two acts that help working moms who are pregnant or breastfeeding, which went into effect on June 27, 2023. PREGNANT WORKERS FAIRNESS ACT The first new regulation, known as The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for medical conditions related to pregnancy and childbirth. The law states that … Read More

Inventory & Supply Management

For most schools, Inventory is the last thing that you consider keeping track of throughout the year until audit time comes around. Per the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Financial Accountability System Resource Guide (FASRG), every school in the state of Texas is required to maintain an Inventory & Supply system using an acceptable software. Auditors … Read More