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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
10/05/2021 Adopted

Recommendation Information

That Superintendent's Recommendation #21-311, Grant Award be adopted as follows: that the School Committee accept and approve the grant award below in the amount and for the period indicated.

Circuit Breaker Allocation (SC22776) in the amount of6,279,758.00 for the period of September 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.

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 Circuit Breaker budget in any given year reflects the district's reimbursement for prior year expenses. The allocation for FY 2022 is based on a reimbursement rate of 75% for individual student costs in excess of $46,017, including the cost of transportation for out of district students. The district budgets Circuit Breaker funds for out of district tuition and transportation expenses.