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19D DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - 19-695 Minimum Foundation Program

The Minimum Foundation program is the mechanism by which all students in public elementary and secondary schools are assured of a minimum program of education. The funds for this purpose are equitably allocated according to a formula adopted by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and approved by the Legislature.

Program Authorization: Article VIII, Section 13(B), LA Constitution and SCR 50 of 1996

The purpose of this program is to provide a minimum foundation of education to all public elementary and secondary school students in the state.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR CHILDREN

 

 

1998-1999

 

 

(MILLIONS $)

MEANS OF FINANCING:

 

 

 

 

 

STATE GENERAL FUND

 

$2,064.7

   Statutory Dedications

 

       96.5

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

$2,161.2

 

 

 

EXPENDITURES:

 

$2,161.2

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

$2,161.2


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