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Superintendent of Public Instruction - General Apportionment

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 0.0 14,393,628 595,730 14,989,358
2019-21 Maintenance Level 0.0 18,476,909 845,730 19,322,639
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 4,083,281 250,000 4,333,281
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% 28.4% 42.0% 28.9%

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

Career Connected Learning 0.0 1,475 0 1,475
Shift GF-S to Education Legacy 0.0 (2,300,000) 2,300,000 0
Student Support Staffing 0.0 126,864 0 126,864
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 0.0 (2,171,661) 2,300,000 128,339

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 33,268 0 33,268
School Employee Benefits Board 0.0 275,703 0 275,703
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 308,971 0 308,971
Total Policy Changes 0.0 (1,862,690) 2,300,000 437,310
2019-21 Policy Level 0.0 16,614,219 3,145,730 19,759,949
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 2,220,591 2,550,000 4,770,591
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% 15.4% 428.0% 31.8%

Policy Changes

Career Connected Learning

Funding is provided for implementation of Governor-request legislation to support the development of a statewide system of career-connected learning, including a provision that career and technical education students may be counted for up to a maximum of 1.2 FTE.

Shift GF-S to Education Legacy

Expenditures are shifted from General Fund-State to the Education Legacy Trust Account.

Student Support Staffing

Nonclassroom-based professionals in schools help prepare students for learning by addressing their academic, social and emotional needs. Funding is provided to increase allocations for nurses, social workers, psychologists, and guidance counselors in elementary and middle schools in line with Initiative 1351 (RCW 28A.400.007). In the first biennium, funding is provided for districts with greater than 50 percent student eligibililty for free and reduced price meals, and it will expand to districts with 35 percent eligibility in the 2021-23 biennium.

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase

For eligible Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Systems Plan 1 members, this item provides a one-time, ongoing increase of 3 percent, up to a maximum of $62.50 per month.

School Employee Benefits Board

Funding is provided for implementation of the School Employee Benefits Board insurance program beginning January 1, 2020. The insurance funding rate is $1,170 per employee per month for fiscal year 2020 and $1,195 per employee per month for fiscal year 2021.