School Apportionment Hot Topics. WASBO Annual Conference May 2, 2013 T.J. Kelly. Superintendent Dorn’s Priorities. McCleary decision for WA Supreme Court. In the 2013-15 biennium: Fully fund Transportation, MSOC, Full-Day Kindergarten, and K-3 Class Size Reduction.
School Apportionment Hot Topics
WASBO Annual Conference
May 2, 2013
Governor Gregoire: K-2 class size reduced to 20.0; Grade 3 remains at 24.1.
Governor Inslee: K-1 class size reduced to 20.0; Grades 2-3 remain at 24.1.
Senate: K-3 high poverty class size remains at 24.1.
House: K-3 high poverty class size reduced to 22.68.
Impact shown below:
House: Reduces K-3 class size from 25.23 to 23.58.
Impact of this is included in the estimate for overall K-3 class size on pivot table shown on previous slide.
Both Governors and the Senate keep K-3 class size at 25.23.
WAC 392-122-423 Full-Day Kindergarten Eligibility rules hearing scheduled for May 8th at 10:30 a.m. at OSPI.
Full-day kindergarten eligibility shall be based on October 1CEDARS data from the prior school year as of March 31.
Districts accepting funding will submit a letter of acceptance through the iGrants system agreeing to the conditions set forth in RCW 28A.150.315.
Governors Gregoire and Inslee: Schools with more than 50% poverty are eligible for FDK funding.
Senate: Increases percentage of kindergarten enrollment funded to 30%.
House: Increases percentage of kindergarten enrollment funded to 37.6%.
Impact shown below:
Senate funds enrollment in ALE courses using the unenhanced running start rate. Impact is ($883,619).
Governor Inslee and the House limit non-resident enrollment to students who meet the following conditions: (1) the courses identified in the written learning plan are all online, (2) the student has in-person, face-to-face instructional contact for at least 20% of total weekly contact time, (3) at least 90% of the district’s total ALE headcount consist of students residing in district, or (4) are in an adjacent district. Impact is ($16,835,965).
Basic Education per student rate.
Vocational per student rate.
Skills Center per student rate.
Basic Education MSOC Funding. (Variance from current).
Vocational MSOC Funding. (Variance from current).
Skills Center MSOC Funding. (Variance from current).
House budget increases funding by 50% of what it would take to fully fund based on STARS formula.
All other budget versions fully fund based on STARS formula. This would eliminate the existing hold harmless provision.
Increases funding for other certificated instructional staff from 2.02 per 1,000 for Vocational, and 2.36 per 1,000 for Skills Center to 4.25 per 1,00o for both.
Increases funding by $7,620,332 for Vocational Programs, and $622,121 for Skills Center Programs.
Included in Governor Gregoire’s and Governor Inslee’s budget versions.
Excluded from Senate and House.
Senate budget increases instructional hours per week to 3.0 from 1.5156. Impact is $125,009,471.
House budget increases instructional hours per week to 1.6125 from 1.5156. Impact is $8,159,722.
Governor Gregorie, impact $4,461,809, and Governor Inslee, impact $4,270,906, increase LAP through the salary restoration, fringe, and health benefits.
House budget funds differential hours based on grade level: K-6 – 4.778 additional hours per week. Grades 7-8 – 5.0224; Grades 9-12 – 5.4224 hours per week.
Both Governors and the Senate budget proposal fund TBIP at the existing additional hours per week of 4.778.
Provides additional hours per week to students who have exited the Transitional Bilingual Program.
Governor Inslee: 3.0 hours per week for students who have exited the program over the last two years.
House: 0.6 hours per week for students who have exited the program during the previous school year only.
Not included in the budget proposal of the Senate or Governor Gregoire.
Increases the principal allocation by 0.15 FTE at each of the three prototypical school levels. Impact is $26,243,298.
MSOC professional development component was increased by $32.62; of this $21.64 must be used for TPEP teacher training.
Salary allocation for state professional development assumed to provide one hour of professional development every other week for 36 weeks.
Equates to 1.25% of LEAP salary allocation.
LAP Reading Intervention. Impact is $6,713,381.
LAP Middle School Intervention. Impact is $13,785,115.
Elimination of 23 programs including Nurse Corps, Navigation 101, Building Bridges Grants, JAG, CTE Grants, LASER, Project Lead the Way, and more.
Funds saved from above programs are used to increase LAP allocation for districts.
Office of Financial Management shall reduce the allocations to K-12 school districts and ESDs for insurance benefits for part-time employees. Projected savings of $87 million for the biennium.
SB 5194 – Repeals, not suspends, the I-732 COLA requirements.
Increases instructional hours per week by 0.4444 for students in grades 7-12 based on general education class sizes. Increases funding by $15,192,623.
Increases funding for teachers and central administrative staff only.
The pivot table shows that districts receiving small school funding for grades 7-12, may experience a decrease in funding. This is caused by the gains in funding due to the increase in allocated staff being offset by losses of the enhanced MSOC payments made on the small school bonus units.
State allocations for CAS and CLS staff increased by $11,378 and $3,008 respectively. Grandfathered districts do not receive full increase, if any. Increases general education funding by $108 million.
Funds Parent Engagement Coordinators and Guidance Counselors by 0.1 FTE for Elementary and High Prototypical Schools respectively.
Eliminates Navigation 101 program.
K-3 high poverty class size will be broken out into individual grade levels and class size.
Hold harmless and ALE reduction fields will be removed.
Possible formula change to show impact of funding ALE with running start rate.
Additional hours of instruction may not be calculated in the system. Supplemental excel sheet will be provided.
Targeted release will be two weeks after session ends.
F-195 entered initial stages of testing the week of April 15.
Targeted release will be two weeks after session ends.
For more information, attend tomorrow’s School Financial Services Update session at 10:00.
Questions: Mike Dooley (360) 725-6305.
K-12 State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS)
Proposed 1191CTE and MSCTE Report Changes
Accounting and Accountability
Sole Source Purchasing
Rules Hearings Scheduled
New method for districts and the public to access data across several OSPI domains through one tool.
Currently is loaded with finance and staff data.
Student and Other Data will be added May 8.
Available by clicking this icon, , on the right side of the OSPI Webpage.
Tools available include Quick Views, Data Tables, Report Builder.
Now includes 2011-12 finance data.
CEDARS Data drives funding in various ways.
Incorrect CEDARS data will cost your district money.
OSPI assumes that CEDARS data is correct, and can be used at any time without providing opportunities for additional review or corrections by districts.
Full-Day Kindergarten, K-3 High Poverty, National Board Bonus, and Challenging Schools Status.
Isolation of basic education portion of funding versus CTE enhancement.
Minimum expenditure section of the report would not change.
Interdistrict Cooperation Agreements – May 8 at 10:00 a.m.
Full-Day Kindergarten – May 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Dropout Re-Engagement Program (1418) – May 9 at 1:00 p.m.
Inclusion of CEDARS into timely reporting requirements – May 22 at 10:00 a.m.