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Superintendent of Public Instruction - Special Education

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 1.0 2,924,709 514,028 3,438,737
2021-23 Maintenance Level 1.0 3,050,395 499,626 3,550,021
Difference from 2019-21 0.0 125,686 (14,402) 111,284
% Change from 2019-21 0.0% 4.3% (2.8%) 3.2%

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Connectivity Enhancement 0.0 9,850 0 9,850
Counselors/High Poverty Schools 0.0 3,947 0 3,947
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 0.0 13,797 0 13,797

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Updated SEBB Rate 0.0 1,205 0 1,205
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 1,205 0 1,205
Total Policy Changes 0.0 15,002 0 15,002
2021-23 Policy Level 1.0 3,065,397 499,626 3,565,023
Difference from 2019-21 0.0 140,688 (14,402) 126,286
% Change from 2019-21 0.0% 4.8% (2.8%) 3.7%

Policy Changes

Connectivity Enhancement

This item addresses continued inequity in student access to affordable internet connectivity and digital learning devices throughout our state. Funding is provided to help close this digital gap in K–12 learning, and to help school districts support students and staff by providing broadband access outside of school. (General Fund - State, WA Opportunity Pathways Account - State)

Counselors/High Poverty Schools

Funding is provided to increase the number of school guidance counselors to support the safety and social emotional needs of students in the most disenfranchised populations. (WA Opportunity Pathways Account - State, General Fund - State)

Updated SEBB Rate

This item funds adjustments to the SEB rate and a proposed covered lives assessment on health carriers and third party administrators. (WA Opportunity Pathways Account - State, General Fund - State)