Tag: indirect cost rate

Calculating Indirect Costs – The “Magic” Formula

Question: Your district has received a grant for $100,000.  The indirect cost rate is 5%.  What is the indirect cost amount for this grant? Answer: a) $5,000 b) Something else And, the answer is ….. b) Something else Explanation: The real question here is, how much of this grant can you spend on items other

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Size Matters

In the course of my career I have occasionally heard some unsavory “us versus them” talk. Teachers versus non teachers Certificated versus classified Management versus non-management School versus district Parents versus school administration Some discussions of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) resort to this rhetoric, most notably the “school versus district” polarity.  I have previously mentioned the

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