Presentation on theme: "Funding School Capital Improvements: A National Perspective Presentation to the Oregon School Capital Improvement Planning Task Force John Myers & Mark."— Presentation transcript:
Funding School Capital Improvements: A National Perspective Presentation to the Oregon School Capital Improvement Planning Task Force John Myers & Mark Fermanich, APA Consulting Portland, Oregon May 13, 2014
APA Background APA is a Denver-based consulting firm, founded in 1983, that works primarily with state-level policymakers on education finance and governance issues. APA has worked extensively with states on the procedures used to allocate state aid to districts and schools. APA has worked for the Oregon Legislature: 1991 and 2000.
APA Experience School finance equity & adequacy State work on facility funding ECS look at state capital funding formulas Survey of school district facility needs Bi-partisan work for policymakers
Presenters’ Experience John Former Legislator and NCSL Education Program Director Consultant to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Helped create the National Association of Charter School Authorizers 37 years of school finance formula work Mark Former legislative and school district staff School finance researcher University faculty member 29 years of education policy work
School Facilities Formulas Flat Grants Equalized Funding Need based grants Basic support Full state Revolving Funds
APA work on Facilities Idaho Trends in bond election success Arizona Analysis of Changes in funding for facilities Colorado Survey of School District facility needs Education Commission of the States Review of all State facility funding formulas Oregon Education Investment Board, 2012