Changes to Education Subsidies
INFORMATIONAL LETTER: 85
POLICY CODE: DB
TO: Superintendents of Schools
FROM: Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner
DATE: March 3, 2010
SUBJECT: Changes to Education Subsidies
Today, Governor John Baldacci released his proposed changes to the FY2010-11 state budget, including changes to education funding. His proposed changes include $20 million more for General Purpose Aid for Local Schools. Please note these changes are for the FY2010-11 year. No new changes are proposed in education funding for the current fiscal year, FY2009-10.
Revised state subsidy information for your unit(s) is now available on the Department of Education Essential Programs and Services website. These subsidy amounts for the FY2010-11 year do not represent final action of the 124th Legislature.
You can find the spreadsheet on the EPS website:
Click on the FY 2010-11 Funding link.
We anticipate mailing revised ED-279 subsidy printouts by early next week.
For additional questions regarding these estimates, please contact Jim Rier, Director of School Finance and Operations, at 207-624-6790 or by email to email@example.com .