Langley high schools will have to make do with a lot less money now that the district has changed its funding formula.
At the April 26 board meeting secretary-treasurer Dave Green explained that the Ministry of Education used to fund students based on head count. A student taking a few courses was funded at the same level as one with a full course-load.
A few years ago, the Ministry of Education changed that funding formula to a full-time equivilency model based on course load.
For several years Langley School District has had decentralized decision-making, giving schools great say over funding allocations.
When the ministry changed its formula, the district did not.Read more: http://www.langleyadvance.com/Budget+deficit+still+growing/4696134/story.html#ixzz1KwonVFnl