C20-338

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--In School Committee--
12/01/2020

ORDERED:

That the Superintendent's Recommendation #20-296, Grant Award, be adopted as follows: that the School Committee accept and approve the grant award in the amount and for the period indicated:

Circuit Breaker Allocation, for the period October 19, 2020 – June 30, 2022, in the amount of $5,136,461.00. Project/Grant SC21776

DESCRIPTION: The state's Special Education Circuit Breaker program, managed as a grant, reimburses local school districts for a portion of their costs of educating high-needs special education students. The state aims to reimburse, subject to budget appropriation, 75% of district costs in excess of four times the state average foundation budget per pupil as calculated under state law. This year's initial FY21 reimbursement is currently set by the state at 70%. The Circuit Breaker budget in any given year reflects the district's reimbursement for prior year expenses. All Circuit Breaker funds are budgeted for tuition.

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Dosha E. Beard
Executive Secretary to the School Committee