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State Aid Claim Forms are Available! - July 26, 2016

The 2016-17 state aid claim forms and the ST-3 are available on the State Aid Management System (SAMS). A link to SAMS and additional information can be found on SED's state aid unit website: http://stateaid.nysed.gov/.

 

Superintendent Certification of Tax Cap Compliance Due: July 21, 2016 - July 14, 2016

Chapter 20 of the Laws of 2015 established a property tax relief credit for school districts beginning with the 2016-17 school year through 2019-20. According to the law, STAR eligible taxpayers who reside within a "tax cap compliant" school district will receive a rebate check in the Fall of 2016. For a school district to be considered tax cap compliant, the district's tax levy must remain within the property tax levy limit. READ MORE >>

 

"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - July 14, 2016

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

 

Please join us for our Annual 2016 Fall Workshops - July 11, 2016

The topics will include:
- Overview of 2016 Legislative Changes
- Smart Schools Update
- SAMS Update
- Transportation Aid
REGISTER HERE >>

 

Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Update - July 8, 2016

The Office of Educational Management Services recently posted the list for the third batch of approved Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Smart Schools Investment Plans (SSIP). READ MORE >>

 

Final Review of 2015 Enrollment and FRPL Data - July 7, 2016

In August the Office of Information Reporting Services (IRS) will finalize the SIRS and BEDS online files containing the 2015 enrollment and Free/Reduced Price Lunch counts (FRPL). This data directly impacts State Aid calculations for school districts. READ MORE >>

 

"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - July 6, 2016

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

 

Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Update - June 21, 2016

The Office of Educational Management Services recently posted the list for the second batch of approved Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Smart Schools Investment Plans (SSIP). READ MORE >>

 

Senate Bullet Aid - June 20, 2016

The Senate has approved grants in aid for the 2016-17 year, commonly referred to as "Bullet Aid." READ MORE >>

 

Updated Guidebooks - June 17, 2016

Available for download are two updated guidebooks that will assist you in the upcoming school year:
School Business Official Monthly Calendar and Reporting Documents
State Aid for Students with Disabilities
You can access these guidebooks along with any of our other guidebooks here.

 

Recent Updates - June 16, 2016

Click here to read recent updates regarding Community Schools Aid, CPI for 2016-17 Transportation Contract Extensions and 2016-17 Minimum Per Pupil Allocation Amounts of IDEA.

 

SAP Staff - Out of Office 6/13-6/15 - June 10, 2016

The State Aid and Financial Planning specialists will be out of the office Monday, June 13th - Wednesday, June 15th for NYSASBO's 2016 Education Summit & Expo. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

2016-17 Federal IDEA Grant Application - Now Available - June 9, 2016

The 2016-17 applications for Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) commonly referred to as the 611 and 619 grants are now available. READ MORE >>

 

2016-17 Coffee Talk Calendar - June 9, 2016

Please see our newly released 2016-17 Coffee Talk Calendar! For more information on our monthly webinars please vist our webinars page here.

 

"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - June 7, 2016

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

 

June Reminders - June 2, 2016

Posted is a list of June reminders to guide you through your daily business office activities. For a list of other monthly reminders, please see our reference manual. READ MORE >>

 

"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - June 1, 2016

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

 

 

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