Textbook, Software and Library Materials Aid will be Frozen April 30, 2014 - March 7, 2014
2013-14 Textbook, Software and Library Materials Aid will be frozen April 30, 2014. Districts should review the 2013-14 IMA output report on SED’s state aid page and submit any necessary ST-3 changes relating to the Textbook, Software & Library Aid calculations to State Aid via 2013-14 SAMS by April 18, 2014. READ MORE >>
Help us better serve you! - March 4, 2014
The State Aid & Financial Planning Service is asking you to take a brief moment to complete our satisfaction survey regarding our services. Your response will be greatly appreciated and will help us better serve our districts and BOCES. Click here to take the SAP survey
Budget deadlines and actions - February 27, 2014
As the May 2014 School Budget Vote approaches, school districts should be aware of several budget deadlines and actions they must follow. Please view our 2014 School Budget Deadlines and Actions which outlines these requirements.
Four Year GEA Summary - February 26, 2014
The State Aid and Financial Planning Service has created a Four Year GEA Summary worksheet that can be used by school districts to determine the cumulative reduction in aid they’ve received due to the GEA since it was first established. READ MORE >>
High Cost STAC-3 (HSCAR) reports due March 28 - February 25, 2014
2012-13 High Cost STAC-3 Amendment Report (HCSAR) #1 Addendum and Unreturned 2012-13 HCSAR#1 reports are due by March 28, 2014. READ MORE >>
OSC Tax Cap Advisory - February 21, 2014
The Office of the State Comptroller released an advisory on the Tax Cap. Please be aware this addresses the treatment of the prior year (2013-14) capital levy exclusion to be used in the calculation of the 2014-15 tax levy cap. READ MORE >>
2014 Workshop Evaluation - February 10, 2014
If you have attended one of the workshops, please fill out our evaluation form to help us plan better for future workshops. We appreciate your feedback.
Waivers from 2014-15 Interest Rate Cacluation - February 10, 2014
SED posted the Waiver Approval Status for both retro bond assumed debt service and prospective projects subject to the interest rate recalibration in 2014-15. READ MORE >>
Workshop materials are now available - February 6, 2014
The materials for the 2014 Winter Workshop series is now available on our Workshops page.
TRS provides estimated rate - February 3, 2014
Today the NYS Teachers’ Retirement System released Administrative Bulletin 2014-2 which recommends school districts use an estimated rate for 2014-15 employer contributions to the system of 17.53%. READ MORE >>