Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, page 346, proviso 1.97, by striking the proviso in its entirety, lines 24 - 31 and inserting:
/ 1.97. (SDE: Weighted Pupil Units Calculation) Of the funds appropriated to the Education Oversight Committee (EOC), the EOC shall calculate and publish the number of the weighted pupil units per weighting category in each district based upon the most recent 135-day average daily membership in each district and the weights as recommended in the most recent funding model developed by the Education Oversight Committee and suggested modifications made during Fiscal Year 2010-11 and make projections on how the revised weightings impact school districts for Fiscal Year 2011-12. In making its calculations, the EOC must use the Index of Taxpaying Ability and projected base student cost as adopted by the General Assembly for the current fiscal year. The EOC must report its findings electronically to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee by November 1 2011. /
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