School Finance and District Support

Chapter 70 Program

The Chapter 70 program is the major program of state aid to public elementary and secondary schools. In addition to providing state aid to support school operations, it also establishes minimum spending requirements for each school district and minimum requirements for each municipality's share of school costs.

Chapter 70 Legislation & Regulation

Chapter 70 State Aid and Spending Requirement

For earlier spending requirements related to Chapter 70 please contact sfinance@doe.mass.edu.

Chapter 70 Resources

For earlier analyses related to Chapter 70 please contact sfinance@doe.mass.edu.

Foundation Reserve Aid

Last Updated: October 20, 2021

 
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