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What do I need to know and do before looking at the budget?
As a governor on the finance committee, you need to have some knowledge when you're looking at the current budget. This is because you're responsible for overseeing your school's financial performance, which is 1 of your board's core functions.
Know what the school's position is
Is the budget heading for a deficit or surplus? Are we on track?
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Use the red and amber ratings to quickly see what's in need of improvement,