Archive — Month: September 2017

Published: September 27th, 2017

SDER Application Open

The School District Employee Report (SDER) On-Line Application is now to accept employee data.  This application is accessible through Common Logon.   You must submit your SDER data by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017.   The FY2018 Memo 18-018 that includes instructions for submitting data has been published in the memo section of [Read more…]

Published: September 19th, 2017

Teacher Salary Increase FY2018 Budget Revision Guidance

Teacher Salary Increase FY2018 Budget Revision Guidance WHAT: Districts and Charters may revise the calculation on the 2018 budget page 2 and Work Sheet C for the amount needed for the 1.06% teacher salary increase based on the final FY 2017 teacher salaries for eligible teachers. WHEN: On or before November 1, 2017 (After the FY 2017 [Read more…]

Published: September 18th, 2017

Results-Based Funding * Updated definition of “Replication”

Please note: Memo 18-012 “Results-Based Funding Distribution, Eligibility Requirements, and Accounting and Expenditure Reporting” has been updated to reflect a definition of “Replication” in respect to Results-Based Funding and its use. Please see the updated content of memo 18-012 here.

Published: September 18th, 2017

Data for Payment 3

The deadline for data for Payment 3 ADM was 9/5/2017. As of the deadline, all LEAs except one were submitting to AzEDS. Many LEAs were very successful, however, various technical issues affected some LEAs. After analysis, School Finance is using ADM from ACE on 9/7/2017 for some LEAs, as listed below. With the exception of [Read more…]

Published: September 15th, 2017

Communications this Week

Analysis of Payment 3 ADM is taking longer than expected. The September School Finance memo and a Hot Topic describing Payment 3 will be published on Monday 9/18/2017.   Have a nice weekend.

Published: September 8th, 2017

SB1156 – Changes to Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) Determination

SB1156 was approved this spring, updating instructional time requirements for students attending high school. School Finance is currently writing guidance on this recent change and in the interim encourages all local education agencies (LEAs) to adhere to the wording of the bill as much as possible. Please see the Arizona State Legislature website for the [Read more…]

Published: September 1st, 2017

Preliminary FY 2018 BUDG25 Reports Posted

The September FY2018 BUDG25 reports have been posted and is based on: 2017 ADM for the vast majority of districts until 10/01/2017 at which time current year 2018 ADM will be used. There is an alert at the top of the report stating if 2017 or 2018 ADM was used. APOR 55-1 with a run [Read more…]