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The AEA receives funding through the local school district budget process to provide instructional services, media services and special education support services to local school districts and accredited nonpublic schools. An AEA is a school corporation.
(including Juvenile Home Budget instructions)
FY24 AEA Certified Budget Instructions
FY23 AEA Budget to State Board 03.24.22
FY21 AEA Special Education Fund Balances
Juvenile Home Educational Programs
AEAs that provide classroom instruction for students residing in Juvenile shelters or Juvenile Detentions located within the AEA will report the budgeted number of teachers, aides, and student average daily membership (ADM) for each classroom. This information serves as part of a request for advanced payment for the subsequent school year. The budget is due by January 1 for the following school year.
In addition, the area education agencies (AEA) must provide or make provision for an appropriate educational program for each child living in a licensed or approved juvenile shelter care home or juvenile detention home.
AEA Juvenile Home Budget Instructions
AEAs receive an advanced payment for the budgeted costs of the instructional program. The payment schedule for the monthly advance to the AEAs to provide the Juvenile Home educational program is provided below.
FY2022-23 AEA Juvenile Home Advance Payment Schedule
FY2021-22 AEA Juvenile Home Advance Payment Schedule
AEAs that provide classroom instruction for students residing in Juvenile shelters or Juvenile Detentions located within the AEA will report the actual number of teachers, aides, and student average daily membership (ADM) for each classroom. Claim due by August 1.
The data collections are located in the Iowa Education Portal.
Juvenile Home Claim Instructions
Certified Enrollments by District for each AEA
An area education agency (AEA) shall provide or make provision for an appropriate educational program for each child living in the following types of facilities located within its boundaries:
- An approved or licensed shelter care home, as defined in section 232.2, subsection 34.
- An approved juvenile detention home, as defined in section 232.2, subsection 32.
An application must be completed for an educational program request and submitted to the AEA by either of the following dates:
- December 1 of the school year prior to the beginning of the school year for which the services are being requested.
- Ninety days prior to the beginning of the time for which the services are being requested if the facility is a newly established facility.
Juvenile Home Facility Request for an Educational Program
Legislative Guide to Area Education Agencies
LSA Fiscal Topics - School Aid Formula Funding - Area Education Agencies