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School Funding 2023-24 for New Arrival Students

Concerning providing funding to schools in the 2023-24 budget year for increases in pupil enrollment after the 2023-24 budget year pupil enrollment count day, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2024 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

For the 2023-24 budget year, the act appropriates $24 million from the state education fund to the department of education (department) to distribute one-time funding to school districts and institute charter schools that enrolled new arrival students after the 2023-24 pupil enrollment count day.

The act provides to each school district and each institute charter school that requests funding pursuant to the act:

  • An amount determined by a tiered schedule that is based on the total number of new arrival students who enrolled in the school district or institute charter schools after the 2023-24 pupil enrollment count day; and
  • $4,500 for each student who is in the school district's or institute charter school's total net student population or total new arrival student population, whichever is lesser; except that, if the amount appropriated is insufficient to meet the demand, the department is required to proportionately reduce the $4,500 amount.

APPROVED by Governor April 18, 2024

EFFECTIVE April 18, 2024
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/18/2024 Signed Act PDF
    04/12/2024 Final Act PDF
    04/05/2024 Rerevised PDF
    04/04/2024 Revised PDF
    04/01/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    03/28/2024 Engrossed PDF
    03/25/2024 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details