We have been reviewing the assumptions and formulaic operations of our simulation. It appears that the original simulation had an error in the part of the formula that calculated the at-risk weights for certain districts. The effect of this error was to overstate the full cost of SFRA for the former Abbott districts in FY2012 by $52 million or 1.2%. As a consequence, it is our belief that complying with the term of the court decision will require the appropriation of $447 million above the level required in the Governor’s Budget Message.
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