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USDA Foods Payment Adjustments

05/05/2021
Updated 5/6/2021 We have been receiving questions about aid payments not matching expected amounts. Due to USDA program changes related to COVID-19...

Pupil Count & Budget Updates Needed!

05/05/2021
  In preparation for final revenue limits and the July 1 aid estimate, the SFS Team would appreciate districts submitting any final updates to their...

DOR Personal Property Aid Payments

05/05/2021
  On Monday, May 3, the Department of Revenue (DOR) paid personal property aids to school districts and other municipalities. Details are available...

Final 2020-21 Common School Fund (Library Aid) Amounts

04/23/2021
  Aid for school libraries from the Common School Fund in the 2020-21 school year will be $33.38 per census student, 3 cents higher than the January...

WISEdata Finance Transition #1: Funds, Balance, and Tags

04/23/2021
  The transition to WISEdata Finance (WDF) is officially underway! Vendors have begun onboarding their customers to the new system and business...

Prepopulated 2021-22 Budget Workbook

04/16/2021
  The process and requirements for Wisconsin school districts to adopt their budgets are laid out in s. 65.90, Wis. Stats.. Budgets must identify...

ESSER II in WISEgrants

04/16/2021
  The application for the second round of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER II) was opened in WISEgrants yesterday,...

High Cost Special Ed & Other WiSFiP Updates

04/08/2021
  The Wisconsin School Finance Portal (WiSFiP) has been updated this morning to add the High Cost Special Education Aid claiming module as well as...

WUFAR Coding for Federal K-12 COVID Relief Funds

04/02/2021
  UPDATE 4/2/2021: The February 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) created a third round of funding, ESSER III, which will also need to be tracked...

High Cost Special Ed Claims Open Apr. 8

04/02/2021
  The WiSFiP claim application for High Cost Special Education Aid (2020-21 aid for students served in 2019-20) will open next week Thursday, April...