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The 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card form on the SED Business Portal is back Online- PLEASE USE CHROME or FIREFOX

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:39:00 EST

Please be sure to open the Business Portal with Chrome or Firefox. Internet Explorer is not recommended. Thank you.



The 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card form on the SED Business Portal is back Online

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:35:00 EST

The 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card form issues, on the business portal, have been fixed. Thank you for your patience.



The 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card form on the SED Business Portal is Temporarily Offline

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:18:00 EST

The 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card form is temporarily offline. We are working to resolve any issues. Thank you for your patience.



The 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card form is now available on the SED Business Portal

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 08:46:00 EST

The 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card form is now available. PTRC is due by COB of the next business day after approval by trustees, but no later than APRIL 23, 2018



The 2018-19 School Administrator Salary Disclosure Form is now available

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:32:00 EST

The 2018-19 School Administrator Salary Disclosure Form is now available on the SED Business Portal. This year’s salary threshold is $135,000. Due date is May 7, 2018



2018-19 School District Budget Notice Form now available on the Buisness Portal

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:31:00 EST

2018-19 School District Budget Notice Form is now available



7th Meeting of the Smart Schools Review Board

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:47:00 EST

We are pleased to announce the 7th meeting of the Smart Schools Bond Act Review Board will occur on November 27, 2017. Please see the Smart Schools website for more updates and information as they become available.



5th Meeting of the Smart Schools Review Board

Tues, 11 July 2017 14:34:00 EST

We are pleased to announce the 5th meeting of the Smart Schools Bond Act Review Board will occur on July 14, 2017. Please see the Smart Schools website for more updates and information as they become available.



2017-18 Property Tax Report Card and Budget Notice Forms available on SED Business Portal

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:30:00 EST

The Educational Management webpage has been updated with links to the Property Tax Report Card and Budget Notice forms.



SSBA Review Board Approved 65 Smart Schools Investment Plans

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:47:00 EST

We are pleased to announce that the SSBA Review Board approved 65 Smart Schools Investment Plans today, in addition to the 118 that were previously approved. Please see the Smart Schools webpage for more information.



2017 Budget Deadlines are now available

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:29:00 EST

New York State School Budget vote, Administrator Salary Disclosure, Property Tax Report Card, and School Budget Re-Vote information and deadlines available.



Fourth Meeting of the Smart Schools Review Board

Thur, 05 Jan 2017 11:42:00 EST

We are pleased to announce the fourth meeting of the Smart Schools Bond Act Review Board will occur on January 13, 2017. Please see the Smart Schools website for more updates and information as they become available.



Withdrawn Reimbursement Claims

Mon, 21 Dec 2016 16:34:00 EST

While waiting to receive approval for a SSBA reimbursement claim, districts that submit a supplementary and/or an amended SSIP will have their reimbursement claim automatically withdrawn. Please wait for approval of the reimbursement claim or be sure to resubmit the claim after additional SSIPs are submitted. Please contact smartschools@nysed.gov for additional information and/or assistance.



SSBA Common Issues Document Updated

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:18:00 EST

The document detailing common issues found during the review of Smart Schools Investment Plans, including guidance and suggestions to support an easier review process has been updated and posted to the SSBA website.



SSBA Expenditure Reimbursement System is Now Available

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 15:41:00 EST

The expenditure reimbursement system for SSBA is now available on the Business Portal for all districts with an approved Smart Schools Investment Plan. NOTE: Superintendents must entitle staff to the application through SEDDAS, in addition to their current rights to the Smart Schools Investment Plan survey. Please contact us at Smartschools@nysed.gov if you need assistance with gaining access to the Claiming System. Please review the Guidance and FAQs on the Smart School's website.



SUNY/CUNY Requirement Information

Wed, 14 Sept 2016 09:17:00 EST

Additional information regarding the SUNY/CUNY requirement for the Smart Schools Bond Act, including a list of schools to contact that meet the requirement, is now available on the Smart Schools webpage. Please see the "Latest Information" box for the document with information.



SSIP is now available

Tues, 03 Aug 2016 11:05:00 EST

The Smart Schools Investment Plan is now available and can be submitted. If you have previously had issues submitting or resubmitting, please try again. Contact smartschools@nysed.gov with any questions or issues.



SSIP is temporarily unavailable

Tues, 02 Aug 2016 15:00:00 EST

Access to the Smart Schools Investment Plan is currently unavailable. Please check the Smart Schools website regularly for additional information and updates.



Model Smart Schools Investment Plans

Thur, 28 July 2016 16:20:00 EST

Members of the Review Board have developed a list of previously approved model plans, which they recommend are utilized as resources for districts seeking guidance on completion of the SSIP. Please see the attached link, where plans that have been designated as well-written, thorough and complete are identified with an asterisk next to their name.



SSBA Review Board Approved 30 Smart Schools Investment Plans

Thur, 28 July 2016 16:18:00 EST

We are pleased to announce that the SSBA Review Board approved 30 Smart Schools Investment Plans today, in addition to the 88 that were previously approved in May and June. Please see the Smart Schools webpage for more information.



Third Smart Schools Review Board Meeting

Mon, 25 July 2016 15:48:00 EST

We are pleased to announce the third meeting of the Smart Schools Bond Act Review Board will occur on July 28, 2016. Please see the Smart Schools website for more updates and information as they become available..



The SSIP is Temporarily Unavailable

Fri, 8 July 2016 09:18:00 EST

The SSIP is temporarily unavailable, while there are updates being made. Districts should be able to access their SSIP in the Business Portal later this morning (7/8/16).



SSIP Status Updates Now Available

Tues, 28 June 2016 14:50:00 EST

A status update for submitted SSIPs is now available on the Smart Schools Bond Act webpage.



2016 Budget Revote Results Available

Mon, 27 June 2016 08:32:00 EST

The results for the 2016 Budget Revotes are now available.



SSBA Review Board Approved 36 Smart Schools Investment Plans

Mon, 20 June 2016 16:12:00 EST

We are pleased to announce that the SSBA Review Board approved 36 Smart Schools Investment Plans today, in addition to the 52 that were approved in May. Please see the Smart Schools webpage for more information.



Second SSBA Review Board Meeting

Mon, 20 June 2016 08:34:00 EST

We are pleased to announce the second meeting of the Smart Schools Bond Act Review Board will occur on June 20, 2016. Please see the Smart Schools website for more updates and information as they become available.



2016 Budget Vote Results Available

Thur, 19 May 2016 15:37:00 EST

The results for the 2016 Budget Vote are now available on the Educational Management Services webpage.



2016-17 Administrator Salary Data Now Available

Wed, 11 May 2016 3:26:00 EST

The Administrator Salary Data is now available for 2016-17.



First Meeting of the Smart Schools Review Board Announced

Fri, 06 May 2016 4:19:00 EST

We are pleased to announce the first meeting of the Smart Schools Bond Act Review Board will occur on May 11, 2016. Please see the Smart Schools website for more updates and information as they become available.



SSBA Connectivity Speed Waiver

Tues, 06 May 2016 3:48:00 EST

The Smart Schools Bond Act Connectivity Speed Waiver is now available for completion on the Business Portal.



2016-17 Property Tax Report Card Data Now Available

Tues, 03 May 2016 2:32:00 EST

Property Tax Report Card data for 2016-17 now available.



Updated SSBA Hardware, Software, License and Fees Policy Available

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:13:00 EST

A new SSBA Hardware, Software, License and Fees Policy is available in the "Latest Information" box at the top of the Smart Schools webpage.



Smart Schools Guidance and Survey for Special Education Schools

Tues, 08 Apr 2016 09:28:00 EST

The Implementation Guidance for Smart Schools Bond Act appropriations for NYS-approved in-State Day and Residential Schools serving students with disabilities and survey are now available on the Smart Schools webpage.



Smart Schools Investment Plan Revision

Tues, 14 Mar 2016 09:50:00 EST

The Latest Information box on the top of the webpage now includes a revised Smart Schools Investment Plan including the addition of new questions assisting in the calculation of nonpublic loans and the connectivity speeds.



Property Tax Report Card and Administrator Salary Disclosure Forms available on SED Business Portal

Tues, 08 Mar 2016 09:37:00 EST

The Educational Management webpage has been updated to include a link to the SED Business Portal to access the Property Tax Report Card and Administrator Salary Disclosure forms.



Common Issues in the Review of Smart Schools Investment Plans

Tues, 01 Mar 2016 11:27:00 EST

A new document detailing common errors in Smart Schools Investment Plan submissions, as well as tips for completing a successful Plan has been added to the Smart Schools website in the "Latest Information" box at the top of the page.



Updated Smart Schools Bond Act Information

Thur, 11 Feb 2016 09:25:00 EST

The Smart Schools Bond Act webpage has been updated to include a box with the most up to date information released at the top of the page. Newly added include links to information regarding expenditures, inclusion of nonpublic schools, and accounting guidance.



Internal Auditor Exemption Forms

Tues, 2 Feb 2016 13:00:00 EST

The Internal Auditor Exemption Forms for school districts and BOCES have been replaced with an online submission application located on the Business Portal.



2016 Budget Deadlines are now available

Tues, 12 Jan 2016 12:55:00 EST

New York State School Budget vote, Administrator Salary Disclosure, Property Tax Report Card, and School Budget Re-Vote information and deadlines available.



Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Special Education Allocations

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:34:00 EST

$5 million allocation for special education schools including Chapter 853, 4201 and Special Act Schools



Smart Schools Bond Act Business Portal

Fri, 2 October 2015 09:00:00 EST

A step by step guidance to complete the SSIP through the Business Portal.



Smart Schools Bond Act Business Portal

Fri, 14 August 2015 13:40:00 EST

The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Final Smart Schools Investment Plan (SSIP) submission application is now available on the Business Portal.



Audit Reference Manual

Tues, 11 August 2015 10:35:00 EST

The 2015 Audit Reference Manual is now available.



Fund Balance - Reservations and Designations

Thurs, 02 July 2015 15:25:00 EST

The following Reserve Funds are available to school districts.



New York State School Districts

Fri, 22 May 2015 09:30:00 EST

2015-2016 School Year Budget Voting Results.



New York State Government Efficiency Plans for School Districts

Wed, 13 May 2015 12:15:00 EST

All local taxing jurisdictions must submit an efficiency plan by June 1, 2015 for their taxpayers to receive the full value of the Property Tax Freeze Credit.



School Administrator Salary Disclosure

Wed, 13 May 2015 10:55:00 EST

The 2015-16 School Administrator Salary Disclosure data is now available.



Best Practices In Business Operations Of Public School Districts

Tue, 12 May 2015 13:10:00 EST

Good Financial Management Supporting Teaching and Learning



BOCES Administrative Budget Vote

Mon, 11 May 2015 15:15:00 EST

The Boards of Cooperative Educational Services Administrative Budget Vote results for 2015-16



New York State Property Tax Report Card (Revised 05-04-15)

Tue, 05 May 2015 12:35:00 EST

The 2015-2016 Property Tax Repord Card is now available.



Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA)

Mon, 27 April 2015 12:00:00 EST

The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure to improve learning and opportunity for students throughout the State.



New York State Property Tax Report Card

Thu, 23 April 2015 09:10:00 EST

The 2015-2016 Property Tax Repord Card is due by COB of the next business day after approval by trustees, but no later than Monday, April 27, 2015.



New York State Property Tax Report Card

Fri, 10 April 2015 09:00:00 EST

The 2015-2016 Property Tax Repord Card Template is now available.



The May 2015 CPI

Fri, 10 April 2015 09:00:00 EST

The May 2015 CPI to be used for the 2015-2016 Pupil Transportation contract extensions will be made available on June 18, 2015



Administrator Salary Disclosure

Fri, 10 April 2015 09:15:00 EST

Administrator Salary Disclosure - The form for 2015-16 is now available on SAMS. It is due no later than May 11, 2015. This year's salary threshold is $130,000.



Non-Allowable Pupil Decimal Preparation and Filing

Fri, 10 April 2015 09:30:00 EST

The Non-Allowable Pupil Decimal Worksheet for the 2015-16 school year has been posted. - State Aid Website