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School finance history

Summary: "This memorandum provides, first, a summary of 2015 legislation that replaced the 1992 school finance formula. The 2015 Legislature passed House Sub. for SB 7, which repealed the School District Finance and Quality Performance Act, legislation in place since 1992. This 2015 legislation created the Classroom Learning Assuring Student Success Act (CLASS Act). Secondly, this memorandum provides a history of school finance legislation in Kansas beginning with the aforementioned School District Finance and Quality Performance Act through the enactment of the 2015 CLASS Act."

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General Note:
Title from caption.
"July 15, 2015."
Formatted Contents Note: House Sub. for SB 7 -- CLASS Act -- Block Grant for FYs 2016 and 2017 -- Extraordinary Need Fund -- Recalculation of Supplemental General State Aid (LOB State Aid) -- Recalculation of Capital Outlay State Aid -- Bond and Interest State Aid -- Virtual State Aid -- Special Levies -- Fund Flexibility -- Other Provisions -- Effective Dates -- Other Notes -- History of the School District Finance and Quality Performance Act -- State Financial Aid -- Base State Aid Per Pupil -- Definition of the Term “Pupil” -- Decreasing Enrollments -- Operating Expenses -- Low Enrollment Weighting -- Correlation (High Enrollment) Weighting -- At-Risk Pupil Weighting -- High Density At-Risk Weighting -- Nonproficient Pupil Weighting -- Bilingual Education Weighting -- Ancillary School Facilities Weighting -- Declining Enrollment Weighting -- Special Education and Related Services Weighting -- Cost-of-Living Weighting -- Local Effort -- General Fund Property Tax Rate -- Contingency Reserve Fund -- Special Funds -- Funding For Districts Formed by Disorganization and Attachment and by Districts Formed by Consolidation -- Local Option Budget/Supplemental General State Aid -- Disposition of Money Remaining in the Supplemental General Fund at the End of the School Year -- LOB “Cap” -- “Subsequent” LOB Resolutions -- LOB- Lease-Purchase Expenditure Limitations -- LOB Authority-- Limited One-Year Extension for Certain School Districts -- LOB Authority- Provisions for Permanent Authority and Other Changes -- “Below Average Spending” School Districts -- “Average” or “Above Average Spending” School Districts -- Supplemental General State Aid Calculation Adjustment -- Supplemental General State Aid Percentage Increase -- Adoption of a Local Option Budget in Excess of 30.0 Percent -- Alternative Formula for Calculation of the Local Option Budget -- Changes in LOB Cap -- New School Facilities-- Special Taxing Authority for Operations -- 1992 School District Capital Improvements State Aid Program -- Joint Committee on State Building Construction Approval -- Miscellaneous -- Virtual School Act -- K-- 12 Special Education; Catastrophic Special Education Aid -- Uniform Accounting System -- Career Technical Education for Secondary Students -- Capital Outlay -- Change in Use.
Subject: Kansas.
Education Finance Law and legislation Kansas
Education and state Kansas
Education Kansas Finance
Government aid to education Kansas
School districts Kansas Finance
Educational planning Kansas
Education Kansas Evaluation
Educational accountability Kansas
Accreditation (Education) Kansas

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  • Physical Description: 1 Internet resource (29 pages)
    electronic resource
  • Publisher: Topeka, Kansas : Kansas Legislative Research Department, 2015.

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