Mayor Mike Spano’s “Education Redesign Team” will present its Phase I Report at an 11:30 a.m. news conference in the mayor’s reception room at City Hall.
Its recommendations include enacting “efficiency measures” and sharing services between the city government and the school district, according to a press release issued by the mayor’s office this afternoon.
In announcing the panel in February, Spano said it would work to get more out of taxpayers’ education dollars by bringing city and school spending more in line.
The report comes as city officials debate Spano’s $937.8 million proposed budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which includes $428.9 million in municipal spending and $508.9 million in education funding — a $2.6 million increase from 2012.
The education panel’s report is the product of a month-long study of the city’s and school board’s administrative functions, including human resources, legal, information technology, purchasing, payroll, and facilities management.