Core Belief: To best serve each student equitably, public school districts, with their limited resources, must be financially prudent and laser focused on excellence. It is critical that educators and community members be involved in the developing best practices and systems change.
What We Do: GO will advocate for best financial practices by supporting District leaders, and deeply engage community members on the urgency and complexity of the tough decisions facing OUSD and the necessity of making those decisions.
The Three Pillars of Budgeting for Impact
Ensuring that community members have the resources, information, and space they need to understand the complexity and urgent need for action with respect to the OUSD budget.
Ensuring that community members can engage with OUSD leadership to actively support and participate in decisions about creating an excellent, equitable, and sustainable budget practices and decisions.
Identifying, supporting, and preparing values-aligned leaders from among the Board of Education, district leadership, and community to help lead a sustained change in OUSD budget practices.