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Budget Summary FY2018

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Outside Section 127
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017

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Rural School Districts

SECTION 127.   The department of elementary and secondary education shall conduct a feasibility study relative to establishing a formula for aid to be distributed to rural school districts. The formula shall include, but not be limited to, such criteria as total student enrollment, density of student enrollment per square mile, per capita income and other factors pertaining to rural school district funding. The department shall report the results of the study to the chairs of the joint committee on education, the house and senate chairs of the committees on ways and means and the rural policy advisory commission, established in section 66 of chapter 23A of the General Laws, on or before January 1, 2018.