A new School Finance Manual chapter titled “School Finance Manual [A] Defining the Instructional Calendar” has been posted to the External Guidelines page. The ADE analysis of the number of school days required by Executive Order 2020-44 will be completed no later than August 31, 2020, and is not addressed in this chapter. This chapter provides the details to support LEA’s in properly submitting their instructional calendar(s) to AzEDS.
Please note that calendars must be submitted, certified, and passing Integrity in order for student data to go through the Integrity process in AzEDS. Calendars and student data must be submitted before the next data capture deadline of August 11th at 5pm in order to be used in the calculation of of state aid for the September 1 payment.
If you need assistance with submitting your calendar, you can reference the AzEDS Calendar Integrity Reference Guide, contact your vendor, or submit a Help Desk ticket for a School Finance Account Analyst Support Request.