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Find a new WriteToLearn Demo here!

Register for this week's webinar here!

Find our 5-Year Budget Projection Model here!

Register for our 2017 conference here!

Watch the latest webinar here!

Register for Thursday, March 2nd webinar here!

Sioux Center Budget Workshop has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 1, due to winter storm warnings this Friday. 

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Collective Bargaining Bill Summary

Find the updated New Authority Report here!

ISFIS Budget Workshops begin today!

Watch our video on RSAI's 2017 legislative priorities!

Register for a budget workshop today!

Watch our December 5x5 video here!

Catch the recordings of our two webinars on December 1, 2016 here!

Register for our webinars Thursday here!

Watch our latest video about Gaus Systems Workforce Engine!

Watch our October 5x5 video here!

Congrats Spirit Lake CSD on meeting your unspent authorized budget goal!

Watch our latest SitRep Webinar here!

View September's 5x5 video here!

Watch our latest SitRep Webinar here!

Click here to watch our k-Purchase special topic webinar!

Check out our August 2016 5x5 video here!

Happy new fiscal year!  Opportunities for flexibility in other funds highlighted in the July 7th SitRep webinar to save local general funds.  Get the PPT and Recording here.

Register for the July 7, 2016 Webinar!

Download Our 2016 Conference Handouts Here!

5.16.16 edifyAssess April Benchmark Data

5.5.2016: 2016 Session Adjourns - Join Margaret and Larry in this week's SitRep webinar to discover all of the details! Watch the recording here

5.3.16 Special Topic Webinar: Equipment Breakdown Insurance - Watch the recording here

4.28.16 ISFIS SitRep Webinar: Watch the recording here

4.27.16 Special Topic Webinar: k-Purchase - Watch to the recording here

4.28.16 Special Education Balance Estimator

4.6.16 Governor signs SSA rate of 2.25% for FY 2017. See district specific impact here

3.22.16 Conference Committee sets SSA Rates

1.13.2016: ISFIS Summary of Governor's Budget Recommendation

10.21.2015: Maximum Property Tax Rate Impact Wynne Decision

7.8.2015: Impact of Governor's Veto of One-time Funding 

7.6.2015: See the Final District Level Spreadsheet for FY 2016 Regular Program District Cost Based on 1.25% State Supplementary Assistance and the Governor's Veto of the $53 Million of One Time Funding


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