LATEST DATA (September 2019 Conferences)

SSFC Session 1 September 2019

Description: Analysis of the growth of all categories of aid over time; How the foundation aid formula works, the status of underfunded and save harmless districts in the Foundation Aid distribution for 2019-20 and changes to the CWR and FRPL from 2018-19 to 2019-20

SSFC Session 2 September 2019

Description: comparison of Foundation aid distributions from 2018-19 to 2019-20 based on demographic deciles and regions of the state ; How the foundation aid formula works based on  a series of Tiers found in the Executive and Legislative budgets, suggestions for improvements and corrections to make the Distribution of the Foundation Aid formula more equitable.

Foundation Aid Analysis 2019-20

Analysis Foundation Aid Analysis 19-20 Final Budget Website

LATEST DATA (September 2018 Conferences)

SSFC Session 1 September 2018

An analysis of different aid types, changes in aid type amounts, trend data about Foundation Aid, Save Harmless vs. Underfunded Foundation Aid Data, changes in CWR and FRPL and related issues.

 

SSFC Session 2 September 2018

Foundation Aid distribution analysis based on CWR, FRPL, Economic Region and Minority Student Populations;  State aid distribution with focus on Foundation Aid, various Decile and Economic Region summaries about distance from Fully Funded Foundation Aid and Degree of Save Harmless Foundation Aid; Foundation Aid Distribution data based on County, numbers of students in Save Harmless district and those in Under Funded districts based on a variety of wealth and other factors.

SSFC Session 3 September 2018

Detailed description of the Foundation Aid formula used in the Final 2018-19 Foundation Aid formula; suggestions for updates and remedies to the formula to create greater adequacy of funding and equity of distribution.   Items to oppose or support based on previous proposals by the Executive or the Legislature.

LATEST DATA (November 2018 Conferences)

SSFC November Session 1 2018

Foundation Aid distribution and Enrollment analysis based on CWR, FRPL, Economic Region and Minority Student Populations; Implications of Enrollment Changes and a potential problem area in the further distribution of Foundation Aid.  Refresher with a detailed description of the Foundation Aid formula used in the Final 2018-19 Foundation Aid formula; suggestions for updates and remedies to the formula to create greater adequacy of funding and equity of distribution.   Items to oppose or support based on previous proposals by the Executive or the Legislature.

SSFC November Session 2 2018

Your budgets, Long range planning and related issues to school district finance; Implications of the Comptroller’s Audits and areas for consideration; Enhanced analysis of how the Tax Cap works and inherent issues related to tax cap calculations and practice.

SSFC Session 3 November 2018

Your budgets, capital project and tax cap planning and related issues to school district finance.  Cautions when planning, implementing and closing a capital project.; the importance of the District’s leaders, Architect, and Construction Manager roles, financial implications of project timing, required forms and their accuracy, debt service schedules, building aid and budget implications.

Enrollment Trends for 2018-19 Final Budget

This is a significant data set related to enrollment, wealth measures and Foundation Aid for districts that receive Foundation Aid.