NHPR: Applying For A New Charter School: Plenty Of Paperwork, Eye-Opening Conversations
For Dakota Benedetto, trying to get a charter school approved hasn’t been an easy task.
They ask for a five-year projected budget. Since the first year is kind of pre-opening, but you’re still at least a year out from when you’re writing it, you’re looking six or seven years in advance, so how much money are you going to be spending on copy paper seven years from now? That whole process of trying to juggle the numbers and get the budget to work was challenging.