AMSD provides in-depth background material on issues, ongoing financial analysis of pending legislation and current demographics.
AMSD Budget Survey
NEW AMSD Budget Survey May 2017 updated June 6, 2017
May 2017 Connections Article about the Budget Survey
Pdf file of Funding Formula Chart
Report from the University of Minnesota- Locating Equity Implications of a Location Equity Index for Minnesota School Finance University of Minnesota
Minnesota Special Education
Minnesota Special Education Cross-Subsidy
The cross-subsidy refers to the amount special education expenses exceed state and federal special education aid. The adjusted net cross-subsidy is calculated by subtracting the adjusted general revenue for special education from the gross cross-subsidy.
Minnesota Federal and State Special Education Cross-Subsidy (pdf file of above graph)
FY 2015 Special Education Cross Subsidy
Special Education Cross-Subsidies Chart 2013-2019
Minnesota Special Education Cross-Subsidies FY 2015 Legislative Report
English Learner Cross-Subsidy
AMSD EL Cross-Subsidy 2016(AMSD Member Districts and Statewide information)
AMSD Members Referendum Elections 2016
MINNESOTA Education Funding
2016 Legislative Session
Education Legislation Update 2016 (Minnesota Department of Education)
2016 Summary of Education Articles in H.F. 2749-4 (Minnesota Department of Education)
Minnesota Education Demographics
AMSD Member Enrollment Information Compared to State
Numbers and percentages of students in AMSD districts enrolled and those in free and reduced, LEP and IEP programs compared to state numbers.
AMSD Enrollment 2015-16
AMSD Member Enrollment Information
Numbers and percentages of students in AMSD districts enrolled and those in free and reduced, LEP and IEP programs.
2015-2016 Enrollment by Special Populations
AMSD Education Guide for 2016 Elections
AMSD Guide to Education 2016 Elections