Metro Schools honored for budget excellence eighth year in a row

Metro Schools has been awarded the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) for excellence in budget presentation during the 2016-2017 budget year. This award recognizes school districts that have exemplified excellence in school budget presentation and highlights school business officials' skills in developing, analyzing and presenting a school system budget. After a rigorous review process by professional auditors, the MBA is awarded only to school districts that have met or exceeded the program's stringent criteria.

ASBO International is a professional organization that provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth and the effective use of education resources.

This is the eighth consecutive year that Metro Schools has received the award.