Teachers put their heart and soul into teaching, and at DCG, we put teachers at the heart of everything we do. Because of teachers, our students — and our communities — succeed. Parents, principals, administrators, businesses and governments have a responsibility to invest in the people who change the lives of children every day because
Just when you thought you couldn’t be surprised by housing costs in the Bay Area, a new study says even doctors can’t afford more than half the homes in San Francisco. The median price for a home in San Francisco now tops $1.2 million. This is completely out of reach for most people but especially
DCG team members participated in the 5th annual Pleasanton Run for Education on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Pleasanton Run for Education is an annual event held by the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation (PPIE). PPIE is a non-profit, 501(c)3 foundation that supports all schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District. Since 1987, PPIE has
April 17, 2017 / Published in Education
It’s time to clean up your school real estate. Reviewing, renewing and revising your property assets before the school year ends can not only help you save money but also find new revenue sources. Not sure where to start? Here are six ideas to get you started. Review Your Facilities Master Plan Look for surplus
School districts’ fight against rising housing costs and teacher turnover could find a solution in Assemblymember Tony Thurmond’s (D-Richmond) proposed legislation. His bill would provide financial assistance to school districts to help fund the pre-development and development of housing for school employees, including teachers and classified employees. As Thurmond explained, “When educators are forced to
February 28, 2017 / Published in Education
Congratulations to all the California Public School Districts named in the top 100 by Niche.com! This rigorous methodology incorporated U.S. Department of Education data and student and parent reviews across the State so districts should be very excited to see the recognition of their priorities and mission – ensuring students have the education they need
School districts across California received good news in September 2016 when Governor Brown signed into law SB-1413 “School Districts (Employee Housing).” Authored by State Senator Mark Leno, SB-1413 offers an innovative opportunity to ease a debilitating problem. SB-1413 bypasses many of the restrictive development regulations and authorizes school districts to establish and implement creative housing options for
February 16, 2017 / Published in Company Updates, Education
Recognizing the critical connection of teacher quality and satisfaction with academic success, CAAASA will be presenting a special session on the California Teacher Crisis at its Annual Professional Development Summit on March 8, 2017. Over the past few decades, there has been a steady and alarming increase in high-quality teacher shortages across the state. Not
DCG is honored to have been selected as a roundtable facilitator for CASH’s Annual Conference on March 22, 2017 where we will be discussing challenges, opportunities and obstacles to shoring up the financial health and sustainability for school districts across the state. As attendees consider the financial forecast for their districts, they will learn about
December 8, 2016 / Published in Education, News & Events
CASBO Annual Conference & School Business Expo Booth #804 April 12-15 Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, CA  
December 8, 2016 / Published in Education
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As reported by SF Gate and other media outlets, Governor Brown has signed Senate Bill 1413, allowing school districts in high-priced cities to build teacher-only affordable housing on district property. According to Redfin, a national real estate brokerage, of California’s 31 most-populous counties, only 17 percent of homes for sale in those counties were affordable on the state’s