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Levy Equalization - Supt of Public Instruction

This program was established by the 1987 legislature to reduce the tax burden of special levies for maintenance and operations in local school districts with higher than average property tax rates due to low property valuations. To qualify for Levy Equalization or Local Effort Assistance (LEA), a school district must have a maximum enrichment levy that is less than $1,500 per pupil. Local Effort Assistance is provided on a per-pupil allocation basis so that the sum of levy funding and LEA for a qualifying district levying the maximum rate is $1,500 per pupil.
Request 590,557,000
Net change from current biennium 220,895,561 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 59.8% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund - Federal 38,411,268
General Fund - State 342,749,962 268,960,106 62,290,065 307,270,000 283,287,000
Annual Total 342,749,962 307,371,374 62,290,065 307,270,000 283,287,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
(158,800,781) (18.7%) (322,086,105) (46.6%) 220,895,561 59.8%