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Pupil transportation funding for school districts and charter schools


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  • Dr. Chuck Essigs   |   Arizona Association of School Business Officials

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Yesterday, in the Senate Education Committee during the discussion of SB 1683, schools transportation support;programs; appropriations, a concern was raised about not wanting to duplicate existing pupil transportation funding.

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It is important to remember that school districts receive funding for bus miles transporting eligible students from their residence to school and back to their residence.

Charter Additional Assistance [CAA] includes per pupil funding for transportation.

Since you may not be familiar with the charter school provision, I have attached information about the history of charter school transportation funding.