Tuesday August 28th 2012, 8:00AM
Joint Task Force on Education Funding
Agenda: Welcome, review of K-12 Budget, Review of State Operating Budget, OFM 4-Year Budget Outlook (August 2012), Review of Current System Performance/Comparison of other states, Review of related K-12 work-grps, public testimony.
History of state funding (1995 - present).
How does the Legislature write a budget?
Review committee assignment.
Where does the money come from and how is it spent?
Percent of state budget over time (1995 - present).
School district funding by source (state, including LEA, federal, local) and by district.
Historical expenditure summary (from 1995).
Review of K-12 Budget.
Review of State Operating Budget.
Recent history and trends.
Basic education and non-basic education funding.
Per-pupil funding history.
Major budget drivers.
OFM 4-Year Budget Outlook (August 2012).
Review of Current System Performance & Comparison to Other States.
What spending is mandatory and what is discretionary?
Summary of K-12 demographics and cost drivers.
Funding compared to other states.
Review of Related K-12 Workgroups.
Summarize Committee Progress.
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