The budget released by both the Senate and House K-12 Appropriations subcommittees included some changes to the current law that governs the new online learning requirements (a.k.a. section 21f). Click here to see Senate budget language in it’s entirety (section 21f starts on page 69, line 25) and click here for the House language (21f starts on page 69, line 24).
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The topics for the month of April will be:
The House and Senate are officially on spring break until at least April 17. Both the House and Senate K-12 budget subcommittees successfully reported out their budget recommendations before leaving town. The Senate had its done last week and the House reported its version on Tuesday, putting out a proposal that closely resembles the Governor's budget recommendation, though with some key differences.
This week the House K-12 budget subcommittee unveiled its proposal for the 2014-15 School Aid budget. With key differences, the House budget closely resembles Governor Snyder's executive budget recommendation released back in February and would mean a base foundation allowance increase for schools between $56 and $112 per pupil over current year funding levels.
It's that time of year! Your EPAS data has likely found its way back to your school and if it hasn't yet, it soon will. Breaking down this important data can seem cumbersome, but it's important to use it - and the sooner the better. To assist in the process, I am attaching a link for you with updated worksheets (Explore form 05b and Plan 32b) to analyze your data with staff, students AND parents. See below on how to access this great MASSP member benefit!