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2014-15 State Aid Output Reports - Now Available - November 19, 2014

State Aid Output Reports for the 2014-15 aid year are now publically available on the SED State Aid website at https://stateaid.nysed.gov. Previously, 2014-15 State Aid Output Reports were available only by logging into the State Aid Management System (SAMS) with a USER NAME and PASSWORD. READ MORE >>

 

Medicaid Alert – Action Required - November 19, 2014

Medicaid Alert 14-05 provides information about revisions that must be made to the Medicaid Cost Reports for the prior two periods, October 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012 and July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013. READ MORE >>

 

"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - November 17, 2014

If you missed the live webinar, the recorded session of "STAC Talk" is now available online. Also, the presentation is available for download. VIEW RECORDED SESSION >>

 

"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - November 12, 2014

If you missed the live webinar, the recorded session of "Coffee Talk" is now available online. Also, the presentation is available for download. VIEW RECORDED SESSION >>

 

Save the Date - 2015 Winter Workshops - November 3, 2014

The schedule for the 2015 Winter Workshop series has been released. Please note Putnam-Westchester’s new time VIEW SCHEDULE>>

 

State Aid Claim Forms and St-3 Financial Report Due No Later than 10/27/14 - October 22, 2014

The SED State Aid Office has determined that the last day to complete the initial submission of the ST-3 and the State Aid Claim Forms ( A, FT and FB) for State Aid claim year 2014-15 is Monday, October 27, 2014. SED needs this data from all school districts to create the 11/15/14 State Aid Database. That database will be used to generate the 2015-16 Executive Budget Aid projections, calculate actual 2014-15 State Aid allocations and prepare official 2014-15 State Aid Output Reports. READ MORE>>

 

"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - October 20, 2014

If you missed the live webinar, the recorded session of "STAC Talk" is now available online. Also, the presentation is available for download. VIEW RECORDED SESSION >>

 

Interest Rate for Transportation Capital Expenses for the 2014-15 Aid Year - October 16, 2014

The calculated statewide average interest rate based on bus borrowings between 7/1/13 and 6/30/14 is: 1.375%. READ MORE >>

 

Final Building Aid Statewide Average Interest Rate - October 16, 2014

SED recently posted the final statewide average interest rate for Building Aid. The rate, which is based on debt incurred by districts between 7/1/13 and 6/30/14, is 2.250%. This rate will be used to calculate assumed amortizations of prospective projects with a Commissioner's approval date between 7/1/13 and 6/30/14. The rate will also be used on a preliminary basis to calculate assumed amortizations of prospective projects with a Commissioner's approval date between 7/1/14 and 6/30/15. https://stateaid.nysed.gov/build/html_docs/statewideaverage_101514.htm

 

"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - October 15, 2014

If you missed the live webinar, the recorded session of "Coffee Talk" is now available online. Also, the presentation is available for download. VIEW RECORDED SESSION >>

 

Recalibration of Interest Rates Affecting Building Aid for 2015-16 - October 14, 2014

Education law requires the Commissioner to revise the assumed amortization schedule for remaining debt service payments for outstanding principal and interest at the end of each 10 year segment of an assumed amortization for Building Aid if the current interest rate is at least one quarter percent (.25) lower than the original interest rate for the assumed amortization. The law specifies that the adjustment applies to retro and prospective assumed amortization projects and to all school districts in the State. READ MORE >>

 

Thank You! - October 6, 2014

Thank you to all who participated in our online survey regarding the Fall 2014 Workshop Series. We appreciate you taking the time to provide your input to the State Aid & Financial Planning Service. Your responses are greatly valued and will help us improve our workshops.

 

New Webinar Software (Adobe Connect) – Coming Soon - October 1, 2014

Starting with next month’s Coffee Talk Webinar, the State Aid & Financial Planning Service will be switching from Blackboard Collaborate’s webinar software to Adobe Connect. READ MORE >>

 

 

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