Tony Smith Talks to KCBS about OUSD's Financial Progress

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March 4, 2012 - 3:15pm

 

It has been a long climb, but OUSD's financial footing is back on the right track. “When we got the District back from state control, there was a $40 million structural deficit, which meant that the expenditures were $40 million more than the revenues,” said Smith. “Going into this budget cycle, we will have eliminated that. So we will be structurally sound as an organization and able to focus on high quality academics and services for kids.”

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