DPI: 128 Districts Qualify for High Cost Transportation Aid

school busFrom DPI: The Department of Public Instruction distributed $7.5 million in aid to districts with above-average student transportation costs last month through the High Cost Transportation Aid program.

Districts were eligible for high cost transportation aid if their transportation costs exceed 150 percent of the statewide average cost per member, which was $418.87 per student. Additionally, student membership within the district must have been 50 students or fewer per square mile. Aid is based on audited information from the previous fiscal year (2014-15) and was paid June 20.

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