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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
06/16/2020 Adopted

Recommendation Information

That Superintendent's Recommendation #20-135, 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 2, 2018 to June 30, 2020, in the increased amount of $151,512.00. Project/Grant SC19776.

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 FY 19 reimbursement was initially set by the state at 72% but was subsequently increased to 75%.The Circuit Breaker budget in any given year reflects the district's reimbursement for prior year expenses.All Circuit Breaker funds are budget for tuition.This increase will be used for FY 19 and FY20 expenses.