The Foundation School Program (FSP) is the primary source of funding for charter schools. The number of students attending as well as their program participation determine the amount of funding for each charter. Schools that choose to provide transportation to students receive additional state funds. Charter schools are not entitled to participate in the Instructional Facilities Allotment program or the Existing Debt Allotment program.
Background Information on Charter School Funding (Word, 32 KB)
Background Information on Charter School Attendance Reporting (PDF, 16 KB)
Charter School State Funding Worksheets
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October 23, 2014
In a letter to the El Paso Independent School District
(EPISD), Commissioner of Education Michael Williams this week directed the district’s
appointed board of managers to order an election to be set on May 9, 2015. The
Commissioner’s directive marks the first step in the district’s transition from
the current appointed board to an
elected board of trustees.
October 23, 2014
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas Education Agency
(TEA) today advised that everyone in education – including students, parents,
teachers, administrators, coaches and staff – plays a critical role in identifying
and reporting improper educator-student relationships.
October 22, 2014
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the
Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University and the Texas
Education Agency (TEA) noted that mental health plays a key role in a safe and
secure learning environment.
October 21, 2014
The State Board for Educator Certification will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Austin. The board's legislative committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.