Q&A: Finance & Budget

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Discretionary Account for School Principal
Our principal has asked for a "Discretionary Account" in the amount of $1500 for her spending needs for...
Asked by jodosco in Finance & Budget

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Procedure to decide how money is spent
What should be the procedure for deciding if an idea that is brought up in a PTO meeting is worth pursuing?...
Asked by spolidore in Finance & Budget

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"illegal" for PTO to pay for needy kids' school trip?
Our elementary school (in NJ) used to have a PTA. Earlier this year, we switched and became a PTO. The...
Asked by chassett in Finance & Budget

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helping teachers be accountable
We are struggling with finding a way to get teachers more involved in PTO meetings and events. In the...
Asked by Anonymous in Finance & Budget

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Teacher Gifts
I have heard that a PTO can only spend $200 total on teacher gifts, but cannot find anything to back...
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Serving as Treasurer on Multiple Boards in Same District
Does anyone have any comments regarding the same person serving as Treasurer on multiple PTO Boards within...
Asked by Marie in Finance & Budget

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Laws for PTO's
What are the laws regarding PTO's in reference to bank accounts and filing? Our PTO has a seperate...
Asked by Liz in Finance & Budget

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Banck Account
Our charter school has always had control over our Parent Group money, and we would like to have our...
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Parent Group Accounts
Our charter school has always had control over our Parent Group money, and we would like to have our...
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Can the President make decisions on his/her own?
Can the President and treasurer agree to pay for field trips without bringing them in front of the board...
Asked by Anonymous in Finance & Budget