The Commission was created by Resolves 2014, chapter 114, legislation that originated with the Joint Standing Committee on Education of the 126th Maine Legislature. Five members were appointed by the President of the Maine Senate; seven members were appointed by the Speaker of the House. The final two members were the Commissioner of Education or designee, and the Chair of the State Board of Education or designee. The names of Commission members and the organizations they represent, are included in Appendix B.
What follows are descriptions and materials related to each section of the Resolve and the final recommendations made by the commission for each section. Materials used by the commission during their deliberations appear in a series of appendices.
Maine Education Policy Research Institute, Maine Department of Education, Essential Programs and Services
Commission to Study the Adequacy and Equity of Certain Cost Components of the School Funding Formula, "Report of the Commission to Study the Adequacy and Equity of Certain Cost Components of the School Funding Formula" (2015). School Funding - Essential Programs and Services (EPS). 3.