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1 EPLC - February Governor Rendells Proposed EDUCATION BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS Presented by Ron Cowell The Education Policy and Leadership Center February 2008

2 EPLC - February Governor Rendells Proposed State Budget Summary $28.3 billion General Fund Budget $1.1 billion or 4.2% increase over Federal Funds - $18 billion Motor License Fund - $2.9 billion Lottery Fund - $1.7 billion Total Operating Budget – $61.3 billion

3 EPLC - February Governor Rendells Proposed Education Budget Summary Total of $9.8 billion for Basic Education (PreK-12) Increase $470 million or 5% over 07-08

4 EPLC - February BASIC SUBSIDY $5.242 billion proposed $291.3 million or 5.9% increase compared to: Increase of $167 million or 3.5% in Increase of $292 million or 6.5% in 06-07

5 EPLC - February NEW BASIC FORMULA Linked to Costing-Out Study But does not include Special Ed Increase State Funding by $2.6 billion over 6 years Gets state share to 44% in 6 years

6 EPLC - February NEW BASIC FORMULA $291 million in 1 st year Intended to close Adequacy Gap Achieve Adequacy over 6 years

7 EPLC - February NEW BASIC FORMULA Calculate adequacy target for district: $8,355 + poverty, ELL, size, geographic Minus actual spending = adequacy gap Determine state share of adequacy gap based upon aid ratio and districts existing tax burden With 1.5% Hold Harmless in

8 EPLC - February ACCOUNTABILITY Districts receiving basic ed increase above Act 1 inflation index must spend portion above index on proven school improvement strategies Districts identified as Warning, Improvement or Corrective Action & districts with a school identified for improvement or Corrective Action must have PDE approval for use of resources above inflation index

9 EPLC - February OTHER INCREASES Special Ed – $1,040.3 mill +$30.3 mill Transportation – $529.4 mill +$22.4 mill Authority Rentals – $334.2 mill +$10.6 mill Social Security – $513.3 mill +$18.5 mill Retirement – $475.2 mill +$24.1 mill Charter Reimb – $197.5 mill +$36.3 mill

10 EPLC - February OTHER INCREASES PA Assessment – $58.4 mill +$26.8 mill Pre-K Counts – $87.5 mill +$12.5 mill Teach Prof Dev – $47.0 mill +$16.7 mill Dual Enrollment – $12 mill +$2.0 mill Sci: Its Elementary – $15 mill +$1.5 mill

11 EPLC - February ADDITIONAL EDUCATION LINE ITEMS Accountability Grants – $275 mill + 0 Classrooms for Future – $90 mill + 0 Education Assistance – $66 mill + 0 High School Reform – $11 mill+ 0 School Improvement – $22.8 mill + 0 Head Start Assistance – $40 mill + 0 Safe & Alternative Sch – $23.3 mill+ 0 IUs –$6.3 mill+ 0

12 EPLC - February SOME EDUCATION FUNDING CUTS Science & Math Ed – $2.5 m to $0 Urban & Minority Teach – $3 m to $0 New Choices/Options – $2.5 m to $0 Non-Pub/Chart Trans – $67.9 m -$1.1 m Rx for PA – Food Serv – $4.8 m -$1.2 m School Entity Dem Proj – $17.2 m to $0 Education Mentoring – $1.2 m to $0 Gov Schools of Excell – $2.5 m - $0.6 m

13 EPLC - February HIGHER EDUCATION Community Colleges Operating - $236.2 m + $6.9 m Capital - $44.5 m+ $0 SSHE $518.7 m m State-Related – $696.6 m+7.5 m Privates (IAG) – $42.0 m+ $0 PHEAA Grants – $ $11.6 m Technical Colleges - $2.4 m +$0.4 m

14 EPLC - February Pennsylvania School Funding Campaign Successful Schools… Successful Children… Successful Communities

15 EPLC - February PA SCHOOL FUNDING CAMPAIGN GOALS In 2008, enact legislation to implement and fully fund a new school funding system within 5 years based on Costing- Out Study and supporting principles of equity, adequacy, efficiency, accountability and predictability. Make a down-payment of at least $1 billion as part of state budget.

16 EPLC - February PA SCHOOL FUNDING CAMPAIGN Proposed a specific formula and a first- year phase-in Announced PASSET Proposal and the Campaign on January 23 Steering Committee Members Campaign Partners/Supporters

17 EPLC - February PASSET Proposal Pennsylvania Adequacy in School Spending and Equity in Taxation 5 year Plan based on Costing-Out Study Includes Adequacy & Property Tax Reduction Gets state share to 50% + Consolidates many line items Campaign now comparing Governors Proposal & PASSET

18 EPLC - February FUNDING CAMPAIGN YOU CAN TAKE ACTION! Sign up on Web Site Focus on Goals and Principles Contact Your Legislators Regional Leadership Teams & Networks Legislative Contact Teams Legislative Breakfasts Media Events Media Outreach


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