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FY2017 K-12 Budget Summary


Below is a summary of the K-12 education budget as passed by the Arizona Legislature on May 4, 2017

Formula Funding
Annually adjustments for enrollment, inflation, formula changes and property tax values – approximately $61 million. Other changes include:

All formula changes are based on Prop 123 passing with the increased Base Level and increased funding level, budget contains contingency language in the event Prop 123 does NOT pass to hold schools harmless by re-appropriating the one-time inflation funding of $74 million from FY16.

Current-Year Funding
Policy is NOT delayed, but budget includes language to offset funding loss for school districts with declining enrollment and hold them harmless. Language does the following:

Arizona Department of Education (ADE)

New Programs

School Facilities Board



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