Saint Paul Public Schools uses terminology that may not be common knowledge for the average taxpayer. Below are several terms to know.
Refers to all budgets for school sites in SPPS
School Service Support
Refers to program budgets that provide direct support services to schools (ex: Transportation, MLL, Special Education, Student Placement Center)
Refers to program budgets that provide support to all areas of the District (ex: Operations, Human Resources, Employee Benefits, Technology Services)
Refers to program budgets necessary to support governance, policy and staff support to the Superintendent (ex: Board of Education, Superintendent, Legal Counsel)