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(a) When two (2) or more districts or parts of districts are organized into a school district and the total fiscal resources of the new school district are less than the combined fiscal resources of the districts the last year before organization, then the state superintendent shall adjust the state foundation entitlement to compensate for the differences in fiscal resources. The adjustment shall be equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the initial difference in each of the first two (2) fiscal years after the new organization, fifty percent (50%) of the initial difference in the third fiscal year and twenty-five percent (25%) of the initial difference in the fourth fiscal year. The adjustment shall also provide reimbursement for expenses incurred by the school districts involved in the new organization. Expenses which are reimbursable shall be determined in accordance with rules adopted by the state superintendent, shall not exceed one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00), and shall be paid in equal amounts over a period not to exceed three (3) fiscal years.
(b) When any district consolidates two (2) or more schools within the district and the total state aid to the district would decrease because of the consolidation, the state superintendent shall adjust the state foundation entitlement to compensate for the decrease for not more than one (1) year.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wyoming Statutes Title 21. Education § 21-6-219. Adjustment of state foundation entitlement - last updated December 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wy/title-21-education/wy-st-sect-21-6-219/
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