126 MCL § 125.2682.

127 MCL §§ 125.2692(2), 125.2692(1).

128 MCL §§ 125.1041-1042.

129 MCL §§ 211.621-626.

130 MCL § 211.623(1); the statute does not specify the applicable rate after 2006.

131 MCL § 211.624(4).

132 MCL § 211.624(5).

133 See "Certain Properties in Local School Districts," Page 40.

134 MCL § 207.771 et seq.; the subsection relevant to ISDs is section 9(10).

135 MCL § 207.850(4).

136 MCL § 207.551 et seq.; the relevant subsection is 11(3). See exceptions in subsections 11(3)(a), (b).

137 MCL § 206.30(1); for additions and deductions, see MCL § 206.28, 206.30(1)(a)-(bb).

138 MCL § 206.51e(b).

139 MCL § 206.51a(2), MCL § 206.251-274.

140 MCL § 206.51(2)(c); note this is also the percentage reported by "Outline of the Michigan Tax System," 5. Compare "State of Michigan Revenue Source and Distribution: June 2006," 12.

141 "State School Aid Fund by Source of Revenue 1993-94 to 2005-2006."

142 MCL § 432.212(1).

143 "State of Michigan Revenue Source and Distribution: June 2006," 12.

144 MCL § 432.41(4).

145 MCL § 432.41(3).

146 "State School Aid Fund by Source of Revenue 1993-94 to 2005-2006."

147 "2006 Financial Report of the U.S. Government," (Treasury Department, U.S. Government, 2006), 42, http://www.fms.treas.gov/fr/06frusg/06frusg.pdf (accessed February 28, 2007).

148 "Funds for State Formula-Allocated and Selected Student Aid Programs, U.S. Department of Education Funding," U.S. Department of Education, http://www.ed.gov/about/overview/budget/statetables/08stbystate.pdf.

149 Ibid.

150 "State School Aid Fund by Source of Revenue 1993-94 to 2005-2006."

151 Ibid.

152 MCL § 211.43(2), (3)(a)-(c), (5), (6).

153 MCL § 211.905(6).

154 Michigan Constitution, Article 5, Section 18; MCL § 18.1323; For an example, see "Governor’s Letter and Department Budget Detail: School Aid," State of Michigan, http://www.michigan.gov/documents/School_Aid_58850_7.pdf. For an explanation of the entire budget process, see "Budget Process Information," State of Michigan, http://www.michigan.gov/budget/0,1607,7-157-11462-34950--,00.html.

155 Michigan Constitution, Article 4, Section 31.

156 Michigan Constitution, Article 4, Section 31; MCL § 18.1367.

157 MCL § 18.1367f.

158 MCL § 18.1367b(2).

159 MCL § 18.1367b(3).

160 MCL § 388.1617b.

161 "School Aid Act Compiled and Appendices," (House Fiscal Agency, 2006), A2, http://www.house.mi.gov/hfa/PDFs/school%20aid%20act%202006.pdf (accessed January 15, 2007).

162 "Michigan Public School Accounting Manual (Bulletin 1022): Section VI, Internal Controls," Michigan Department of Education, http://www.michigan.gov/documents/sc-vi_13272_7.pdf.

163 MCL § 388.1606(7)(a).

164 MCL § 388.1606(4). See also "Pupil Accounting Manual: Section 3, Pupil Membership Count Requirements," (Michigan Department of Education, 2005), http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Section-3_41425_7.pdf (accessed January 25, 2007).

165 See "State of Michigan 2006-2007 State Aid Financial Status Report: Payment Dated 01/19/2007," (Michigan Department of Education, 2007), 869, http://mdoe.state.mi.us/statusreports/statusreports/ALL0705.pdf (accessed January 25, 2007).

166 MCL § 388.1620(4).

167 "State of Michigan 2006-2007 State Aid Financial Status Report: Payment Dated 01/19/2007," 225.

168 See MCL § 388.1620j, MCL § 388.1620(25)(e) and MCL § 380.1211(1).

169 MCLA 388.1622b.

170 MCLA 388.1632e(4).

171 MCL § 388.1620(20)(a).

172 MCL § 388.1620(20)(b).

173 MCL § 388.1620(19).

174 MCL § 388.1705.

175 MCL § 388.1705c.

176 MCL § 388.1620(5).

177 "State of Michigan 2006-2007 State Aid Financial Status Report: Payment Dated 01/19/2007," 386.

178 "Nonresident Foundation Adjustment Report: Payment 05 Dated 01/19/2007," (State Aid and School Finance, Michigan Department of Education), 154, http://mdoe.state.mi.us/nonresident/nonresreports/nrall_05.pdf (accessed April 6, 2007).

179 Ibid., 435.

180 MCL § 388.1620(6).

181 MCL § 388.1651a(2)(a).

182 MCL § 388.1651a(12)(a).

183 MCL § 388.1651a(12)(b).

184 MCL § 388.1651a(12)(c).

185 MCL § 388.1651a(12)(a)-(c).

186 MCL § 388.1653a(2)(a).

187 MCL § 388.1653a(2)(b).

188 MCL § 388.1653a(2)(c).

189 MCL § 388.1653a(2)(d).

190 MCL § 388.1653a(2)(e).

191 MCL § 388.1651a(12)(b).

192 MCL § 388.1651a(12)(c).

193 MCL § 388.1651a(2)(b).

194 MCL § 388.1653a(1).

195 MCL § 388.1653a(3).

196 Jacquelyn J. Thompson, "Application for Funds under Section 51a(6) of the State School Aid Act for the 2006-07 School Year," (Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services, Michigan Department of Education, 2006), 1, http://www.michigan.gov/documents/OSE-EISMemo06-16_166821_7.pdf (accessed April 11, 2007).

197 For a list of the criteria and the process by districts to be reimbursed for the related increased costs, see Ibid., 1-5.

198 MCL § 388.1651a(6).

199 MCL § 388.1651a(3); cf. § 388.1652

200 MCL § 388.1651a(3); cf. § 388.1658

201 MCL § 388.1651a(8).

202 MCL § 388.1654.

203 MCL § 388.1656(3).

204 MCL § 388.1656(1)(b), § 388.1656(3).

205 MCL § 388.1622a(1).

206 MCL § 388.1651c.

207 MCL § 388.1622b(1).

208 MCL § 388.1622b(1).

209 MCL § 388.1622b(2).

210 MCL §§ 388.1008a, 1031.

211 20 U.S.C. § 6301.

212 20 U.S.C. § 6301(2).

213 20 U.S.C. § 6301(3).

214 20 U.S.C. § 6301(2).

215 MCL § 388.1639a(4).

216 20 U.S.C. § 6333(b).

217 "Title I — Part A Allocations, School Year 2006-07," (Michigan Department of Education, 2006), 20, http://www.michigan.gov/documents/MDE-P2_FS_07_T1aAllocListRev 1_168603_7.pdf (accessed February 17, 2007).

218 20 U.S.C. § 6333(a)(1).

219 20 U.S.C. § 6334(a)(1).

220 "Title I — Part A Allocations, School Year 2006-07," 20.

221 20 U.S.C. § 6334(a)(2).

222 20 U.S.C. § 6334(a)(3).

223 20 U.S.C. § 6335(a)(1).

224 20 U.S.C. § 6335(c).

225 20 U.S.C. § 6335(c)(2)(A).

226 20 U.S.C. § 6335(c)(2)(B).

227 20 U.S.C. § 6335(c)(2)(C).

228 "Title I Funding: Poor Children Benefit Though Funding Per Poor Child Differs," 59.

229 20 U.S.C. § 6335(e).

230 20 U.S.C. § 6335(a)(2).

231 20 U.S.C. § 6335(e).

232 20 U.S.C. § 6332(c)(1).

233 20 U.S.C. § 6337(b)(1)(A)(i).

234 20 U.S.C. § 6337(b)(2)(A).

235 20 U.S.C. § 6337(b)(3)(A)(ii).

236 20 U.S.C. § 6337(b)(3)(A)(ii)(II).

237 20 U.S.C. § 6337(b)(3)(A)(ii)(III).

238 20 U.S.C. § 1411(a)(1).

239 20 U.S.C. § 1412(a)(1)(A).

240 20 U.S.C. § 1411(a)(2)(B); for adjustments, see 20 U.S.C. § 1411(a)(2)(B)(iii).

241 MCL § 388.1651a.

242 For other initiatives, see "Initiatives: Ed Priorities and Initiatives," U.S. Department of Education, http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/index.html?src=ln.

243 MCL §§ 388.1611f, 388.1611h.

244 MCL § 388.1611f(2).

245 MCL § 388.1611f(1).

246 MCL § 388.1611h.

247 "State of Michigan 2006-2007 State Aid Financial Status Report: Payment Dated 01/19/2007," 7.

248 MCL § 388.1611f(6).

249 MCL § 388.1611g(3)(a).

250 MCL § 388.1611g(3)(b).