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How KIPP San Antonio Got a Handle on Procurement

Charter school network CFO tells a still-unfolding story of the fits, starts, frustrations and triumphs that have accompanied implementation of the organization’s new purchasing policy   Bringing a coherent, transparent procurement policy to an organization that has long lacked one, then getting people to actually follow that...

How Uplift Education of Texas Is Raising Its Procurement Game

Procurement director for large charter network details steps toward a more centralized and transparent purchasing operation   It's been a busy year-and-half for Stephen Parmer, who, since taking over as head of procurement for Uplift Education, the largest charter school network in North Texas, in early 2016,...