On Board Online • September 26, 2016
By Brian Fessler
Is New York State close to changing the state aid formula? Although you may have read news articles suggesting that, it would be more accurate to say we're getting close to using better poverty data in state aid calculations.
Earlier this year, as part of the 2016-17 enacted state budget, the Legislature and governor agreed on language requiring the commissioner of education to issue recommendations regarding the process of determining the number of free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) participants in school districts. These figures are used in a variety of state aid formulas, including foundation aid, as a way to determine student need.Read the entire article>>
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