2010 West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 18. EDUCATION
ARTICLE 9A. PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPPORT.
§18-9A-3a. Total state basic foundation program for fiscal years 2009 through 2013, only.

§18-9A-3a. Total state basic foundation program for fiscal years 2009 through 2013, only.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this article to the contrary, the total basic foundation program for the state for the fiscal year 2009 through 2013 shall be the sum of the amounts computed for each county in accordance with this section, less the county's local share:

(1) For the fiscal year 2009, the Department of Education shall compute the total basic foundation program for each county in accordance with the provisions of this article and in accordance with the provisions of this article in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for each county computed in accordance with this article is limited to a growth of one-fifth above the amount computed for the county in accordance with the provisions in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for the county is the greater of the two computations.

(2) For the fiscal year 2010, the Department of Education shall compute the total basic foundation program for each county in accordance with the provisions of this article and in accordance with the provisions of this article in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for each county computed in accordance with this article is limited to a growth of two-fifths above the amount computed for the county in accordance with the provisions in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for the county is the greater of the two computations.

(3) For the fiscal year 2011, the Department of Education shall compute the total basic foundation program for each county in accordance with the provisions of this article and in accordance with the provisions of this article in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for each county computed in accordance with this article is limited to a growth of three-fifths above the amount computed for the county in accordance with the provisions in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for the county is the greater of the two computations.

(4) For the fiscal year 2012, the Department of Education shall compute the total basic foundation program for each county in accordance with the provisions of this article and in accordance with the provisions of this article in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for each county computed in accordance with this article is limited to a growth of four-fifths above the amount computed for the county in accordance with the provisions in effect for fiscal year 2008. The total basic foundation program for the county is the greater of the two computations.

(5) For the fiscal year 2013 and each year thereafter, the Department of Education shall compute the total basic foundation program for each county in accordance with the provisions of this article and in accordance with the provisions of this article in effect for fiscal year 2008. For the fiscal year 2013 only, the total basic foundation program for the county is the greater of the two computations.

(b) When computing the basic foundation program for fiscal years 2010 through 2013 only, the allowance for professional educators and the allowance for service personnel computed for each school district in accordance with the provisions of this article that became effective on July 1, 2008, shall be based on the number of personnel that would be eligible based on the net enrollment of the county notwithstanding the number employed for the second month of the prior school term and notwithstanding the pro rata reduction for failure to establish and maintain the minimum professional instructional personnel ratios set forth in section four of this article.

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