The Indiana State Board of Education is considering a plan to protect funding for schools reopening virtually this school year, after a warning of possible cuts from lawmakers last month.
It isn’t the student-count delay Gov. Eric Holcomb initially requested.
Instead, INSBOE is considering a different method, by adjusting how the state counts enrolled kids.
A memo to the board said the fall student count day will happen as planned in mid-September. It says rather than a delay, the state can use data from the last time students were counted to determine whether or not they should receive virtual-level funding.
According to the proposed changes, schools would receive funding per student based on two