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Student Achievement Council

  Average Annual FTEs Near General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Current Budget 114.7 780,768 55,217 835,985
2019-21 Maintenance Level 114.7 779,942 83,308 863,250
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 (826) 28,091 27,265
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% (0.1%) 50.9% 3.3%

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

College Bound Ninth Grade Sign-ups 0.20 33 0 33
Career Connected Learning 0.0 0 1,132 1,132
College Grant Program Support 1.0 0 211 211
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 1.2 33 1,343 1,376

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 2 1 3
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 2 1 3

2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes

Attorney General 0.0 1 1 2
DES Central Services 0.0 1 1 2
OFM Central Services 0.0 12 14 26
2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 14 16 30
Total Policy Changes 1.2 49 1,360 1,409
2019-21 Policy Level 115.9 779,991 84,668 864,659
Difference from 2017-19 1.2 (777) 29,451 28,674
% Change from 2017-19 1.0% (0.1%) 53.3% 3.4%

Policy Changes

DES Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; capital project surcharges; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; small agency services; and the department’s enterprise applications. (Advanced Coll Tuition Payment Prog - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Office of Financial Management (OFM) for statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other OFM central services. (Advanced Coll Tuition Payment Prog - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - Federal, General Fund - State, other funds)

College Bound Ninth Grade Sign-ups

Chapter 298, Laws of 2019 expands college bound scholarship eligibility to certain ninth graders. This funding is provided for program support costs associated with implementing this legislation. (General Fund - State)

Career Connected Learning

Chapter 406, Laws of 2019 (Workforce Education Investment Act) established the career connected learning work group to expand career connected learning opportunities to students throughout the state. Funding is provided to create a marketing and communications strategy and to develop an online statewide program directory. (General Fund - State, Workforce Education Investment Acc - State)

College Grant Program Support

Funding is provided to implement Chapter 406, Laws of 2019 (Workforce Education Investment Act), which guarantees access to the new Washington College Grant program for eligible students. Funding is sufficient to hire a senior budget and forecast analyst to assist in the administration of the Washington College Grant program and to develop financial models to forecast costs related to the Washington College Grant and College Bound programs. (Workforce Education Investment Acc - State)

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase

For eligible Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Systems Plan 1 members, this item provides an increase of 1.5 percent, up to a maximum of $22 per month. (Advanced Coll Tuition Payment Prog - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

Attorney General

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's anticipated share of legal service charges from the Attorney General’s Office. (Advanced Coll Tuition Payment Prog - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)