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State Aid & School Finance

The unit is responsible for administering the State School Aid Act and distributing over eleven billion dollars in state funds to public school districts across the state. In addition, this unit provides guidance on issues of school finance and tax policy, public school district financial accounting, various financing mechanisms available to school districts, and information on pupil accounting statutes and rules. Finally, the unit provides interpretation, analysis, and coordination of Departmental activities related to the annual development of the State School Aid K-12 budget.