Archive TUSD Administration

28 May
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INTERVIEW PROCESS REFORM

One of TUSD’s many “hidden” problems has been poorly constructed interview panels, even for major administrative positions. This was never the subject of a Board action, but Mark has pushed with some success for panels that: (i) include more persons ...

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28 May
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CUTTING UNNECESSARY COSTS

Mark has advocated continually for careful scrutiny of administrative and operating expenses. He has voted against many consulting contracts for services that appear overpriced or based on personal relationships or which could be provided by TUSD’s own administrative staff. In ...

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21 Oct
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TUSD’S SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLAN

A district as large as TUSD should benefit from many economies of scale. TUSD achieved this in one area by switching to self-insurance in health in 2010. Mark advocated for this change, which is saving millions of dollars while generating ...

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