DNHPE Comment: This bill appears to be downshifting. Here is what the New Hampshire School Boards Association says about the bill:
HOUSE BILL 1485-FN-LOCAL
AN ACT relative to funding for chartered public schools established by the state board of education.
SPONSORS: Rep. Ward, Rock 13; Rep. Abrami, Rock 13; Rep. Peckham, Rock 13
This bill revises the amount paid to a chartered public school established by the state board of education for each pupil in attendance
The Department of Education states this bill will decrease state expenditures by $7,940,050 in FY 2013 and each year thereafter. This bill will increase local expenditures by $724,712 in FY 2013, $1,449,424 in FY 2014, $2,174,135 in FY 2015, and $2,898,847 in FY 2016. This bill will have no fiscal impact on state, county, and local revenue, or county expenditures.
2012-H-2706-L title: relative to funding for chartered public schools established by the state board of education.
Sponsors: (Prime)Joanne Ward , Michele Peckham, Patrick Abrami