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ADMINISTRATIVE LETTER:   24
POLICY CODE:  DB
                                                           

TO:                Superintendents of Schools

FROM:            Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner

DATE:             April 09, 2007

RE:                 Update on Proposed General Purpose Aid for Local Schools (GPA) Funding for FY 2007-08

 

The Governor has announced revisions to his budget based on the lowered revenue forecast for FY 2007 and FY 2008.  This change package establishes the proposed General Purpose Aid for Local Schools (GPA) Funding for FY 2007-08 at the Scenario B level described in Administrative Letter #23 (March 27, 2007).  For your budget preparations, please use the proposed Scenario B amounts that are posted on the Department of Education’s website.

Unit-by-unit amounts for both Scenario A and B are available on the following Department of Education website:
http://www.maine.gov/education/data/eps/fy08/eps0708.htm

School administrative unit 2007-08 budgets and warrant articles should be based on 20-MRSA Section 15690.  Please refer to Administrative Letter #20, “2007-08 Budget Reporting” (February 13, 2007) for procedures in reporting your unit’s 2007-08 budget information – available at the website below:
http://www.maine.gov/education/forms/misteam/efm46/46menu.htm