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ADMINISTRATIVE LETTER # 16
POLICY CODE: DB
TO: Superintendent of Schools
FROM: Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner
DATE: November 3, 2005
SUBJECT: 2004-05 Transportation Costs for Out-of-District Special Education Students and Homeless Students Report (EF-M-43) – Due November 18, 2005
The 2004-05 Transportation Costs for Out-of-District Special Education Students and Homeless Students Report form (EF-M-43) is now available on the Department of Education website. This data will impact the calculation of the Essential Programs & Services Transportation Total Allocation for 2006-07 funding.
To obtain the form, please visit our website at: http://www.maine.gov/education/forms/mis.htm#schfin From this menu, select Transportation Costs for Out-of-District Special Education Students and Homeless Students Report (EF-M-43). This form is an Excel workbook designed in MS Office 95, version 5.0 and has two pages: a Cover Page and the EF-M-43 Report Page. On the Report Page, please complete the columns labeled as follows:
Section A. Special Education student out-of-district transportation:
Section B. Homeless student transportation in accordance with 20-A MRSA Section 5205, sub-section 7:
All other columns will automatically calculate in the Excel workbook. To ensure accuracy as we analyze your data, please submit the EF-M-43 Report “electronically” as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org If you do not complete this Report by the above due date, we will assume that your school administrative unit has no transportation costs for out-of-district special education students or homeless students.
If you need any assistance in completing the EF-M-43 Report, please contact Suzan Cameron at email@example.com