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Issues and Options for Supplemental General State Aid

Supplemental General State Aid (GSA) to local school districts is designed to provide additional funding to meet the needs of students from low-income households, as well as to recognize the higher costs associated with larger concentrations of low-income students. Although the term “poverty grants” is often used to refer to Supplemental GSA, the effective target population is “low-income,” which generally means household income below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Download and read report

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