The NYS Teachers’ Retirement System released Administrative Bulletin 2018-7 recently and it explains that the Retirement Board adopted an Employer Contribution Rate (ECR) of 10.62% applicable to 2018-19 school year salaries.
The 2018-19 claim forms are now available in SAMS.
SED’s Office of Information Reporting Services (IRS) will finalize the online files containing SIRS and BEDS data for fall 2017 enrollment and free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) this month (you may consult with your Level 1 regional data center for processing deadlines). Once this data is finalized, districts will no longer have the ability to make revisions to these counts.
The State Education Department has indicated a calculation error for the 2017-18 Title IIA allocation which resulted in an over-allocation to 278 local education agencies (LEAs) (primarily charter schools) and an under-allocation to 687 LEAs.
As you may know, School Supportive Health Services Program (SSHSP) assists participating school districts with accessing Medicaid reimbursement for Medicaid-eligible students with disabilities receiving certain medical/health support services.
Beginning with the listing dated 06/12/18, the STAC-3 approval information listing is being transmitted to school districts, municipalities, providers, and Departments of Social Services electronically using the GoAnywhere secure file transfer system.