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Senate Bill 0280

Senate Bill 0280

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 280 (Updated February 28, 2012 3:25 pm - DI 84)

School finance. Converts the school funding formula from a calendar year formula to a state fiscal year formula. Adds a fiscal year transition grant to the formula. Provides: (1) that an average daily membership (ADM) count of students enrolled in a public school in grades K-12 must be taken during the school year in September and February; and (2) for state tuition support distributions based on these counts. Provides special procedures for distribution of special education grants. Provides special procedures for the distribution of state tuition support to a school corporation or charter school in the first year the school commences operations, any school corporation or charter school that adds a grade, and any school corporation or charter school that experiences a student population increase of at least 10%. Makes related changes in various calculations to reflect the change in counting procedure. Requires state tuition support distributions to be made every month rather than every 40 days. Defines the terms "enrolled" and "attending" for purposes of the tuition support formula. Makes technical corrections. Repeals the charter school start-up grant and operating advances programs.
    Current Status:
    In Conference Committee
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