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"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - August 24, 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 >>

 

Adobe Connect Session - State Aid Planning Fall 2016 Workshop - August 24, 2016

If you are unable to attend one of our Fall Workshops, the State Aid and Financial Planning Service is conducting a web-based workshop on Monday, September 26th from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Use the follwoing link to join: http://questar.adobeconnect.com/fall_workshop_1617/ WORKSHOPS PAGE >>

 

"BO-Talks" Recorded Session - August 23, 2016

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

 

2016-17 State Aid Handbook Now Available - August 19, 2016

The 2016-17 State Aid Handbook is now available on the State Aid website and can be found here. Refer to this guidebook for detailed descriptions of the major State formula aids available to school districts during the 2016-17 aid year.

 

Excess Cost Aid Calculator for Students with Disabilities - August 18, 2016

Available for download is our updated Excess Cost Aid Calculator for Students with Disabilities tool that will assist you in calculating both Public and Private Excess Cost Aid on a per student basis. Tuition costs and student FTEs are needed to utilize the calculator.

"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - August 17, 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 >>

 

School Data Required for Property Tax Relief Programs Follow Up - August 16, 2016

We have received a number of calls regarding the Department of Tax and Finance request for tax rate data. Once tax rates have been determined and school tax bills are prepared, school districts must provide Tax and Finance the data requested. More detailed information on the tax rate submission process can be found on the Department of Tax and Finance's memo here. According to the August 2nd Tax and Finance webinar, tax rate information for Nassau and Suffolk counties will be provided by the counties. READ MORE >>

 

School Data Required for Property Tax Relief Programs - August 15, 2016

To ensure timely delivery of Property Tax Relief rebate checks and STAR credits, school districts must submit necessary tax rate information to the Department of Tax and Finance no later than seven days after board adoption of tax rates. READ MORE >>

 

Workbook for 2016-2017 General State Aid Claim Forms - Now Available - August 2, 2016

Available for download is our updated guidebook that will assist you in the upcoming year with completing the State Aid Claim Forms: Workbook for 2016-17 General State Aid Claim Forms. PUBLICATIONS >>

 

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 >>

 

 

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