SPPS Budget Administration and Support

School Finance in Minnesota

Budget Fact Sheet

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  • With a historic investment in public education from the state, why is SPPS pulling from the district’s reserve funds?

  • How does ESSER/American Rescue Plan funding fit into this? Isn’t there a substantial amount of that federal money left unspent?

  • How will this impact the district’s fund balance?  

  • Where was the public engagement on this year’s budget?

Presentations and Documents


    Contact Your Lawmakers

    The bulk of SPPS budget funds come from the state and federal governments. You can make a difference in the future of SPPS by contacting your state and federal lawmakers and encouraging them to sponsor or participate in efforts to increase spending on education. Find your state and federal representatives and senators through the Minnesota Legislative Coordinating Commission

  • Updated: June 20, 2023