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Using Atypical Households to Represent All Households

… comparison to estimate the spending needs for a very specific, … young children not yet of school age face significantly higher … consider a family of four with school-age children enrolled in public schools. While this household is similar … that this household needs to spend more than $1,100 per month …

Overall Funding Impact

… combine to provide Michigan schools with substantial revenues … All told, Michigan public school revenues increase by up to … additional dollars will boost K-12 spending for each of the current and … relief bills, Flint Community Schools will receive nearly twice … districts, including charter schools, in terms of the total combined …

Breaking Down the CARES Act

… relief to the nation’s public schools. Federal policymakers gave broad flexibility to school districts on how the relief … of that, Michigan public schools received four streams of supplementary … follows: Districts and charter schools across the state received … Michigan agencies reported spending only one-eighth, or $48.8 …

Flex Learning: Two Possible Fiscal Approaches

… a mechanism that redirects school aid dollars to extra support … equivalent to a public charter school’s authorizer fee. This amount … would remain to the family’s spending discretion. Low-income students … providers, whether they be school districts, charter schools or institutions of higher …

A New Model for Flexible Learning

… learners greater agency, especially for middle-school and secondary students and their families. Charting … per-pupil allotment to “purchase” courses from schools for both online and face-to-face instruction. … broad menu of providers. Accountability for this spending can be achieved through tested and reported measures …

Current Operation of Trust Funds

… Investment returns finance the annual spending programs allowed through the funds. … language prohibits the state from spending more than half of the annual revenue … department, determines how much to spend each year. The board also decides … Gregory J. Parker, “Michigan Public School Employees’ Retirement System Retirement …

Conservation

… Gardens Participants discussed the idea that the public is willing to spend private dollars to enjoy and protect the ecosystem, a benefit that society … activities on the land. A 250,000 acre parcel owned by the King Kamehameha School in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula was discussed as an example. The land was …

COVID-19: Coalition Offers Blueprint for Health, Safety and Economic Opportunity

… or assumed to be ongoing spending. Spend Some of Our State Reserves: … Therefore… Cut Non-Essential Spending Now: The Governor and Legislature … that more Michigan public schools are able to deploy it — whether … emergency-related shutdowns. School districts that take the lead …

Michigan Landscape: School Transportation

… the share of families with school-age children who lived within range of different types of schools. Researchers found that 93% … conventional district elementary school. By that same measure, 83% … close to a private elementary school, 72% to an elementary school … schools in Michigan on average spend about 4% of their operating …

Conclusion and Policy Recommendations

… dedicated to other purposes. Such spending is likely to provide the most bang … roads. First, the state already spends hundreds of millions of dollars on … Such as system could resemble how school facilities are funded. The state generally … provide loan assistance to improve the school districts’ credit rating and thus …