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How big is OUSD’s stimulus check?

By Katy Murphy
Monday, May 4th, 2009 at 10:24 pm in finances, OUSD central office, politics, School board news.

CORRECTION: I just realized that I completely misread this spreadsheet, which doesn’t even include an estimate for special education (One of the columns lists Title I money that districts will already receive from the state). So the total will be about $28 million, not $37 million!

About $37 million $28 million so far, according to latest numbers from the California Department of Education.

The breakdown? $22.3 $14.6 million in Title I funds, and $13 million for special education.  A previous estimate had OUSD receiving $17.6 in Title I, and $13 million for special education.

California school districts will also likely receive state stabilization funds — although those will most likely backfill additional education cuts, interim superintendent Roberta Mayor said at a finance committee meeting tonight.

The third category is competitive grants, and I’ll post details on that soon.

image from Lisa Brewster’s photostream at flickr.com/creativecommons

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  • Katy Murphy

    Unfortunately I can’t blame jargon on a huge numerical error I made earlier in the week. (What part of “regular” didn’t I understand?)

    Please note this correction on my federal stimulus post:

    I just realized that I completely misread this spreadsheet, which doesn’t even include an estimate for additional special education funds. One of the columns lists “Regular Title I Entitlement,” money that districts will already receive from the state, in addition to federal stimulus dollars.

    So the total amount will be about $28 million, not $37 million.