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Finance & Operations

In 2014, education in Florida was funded at the highest state and local levels in history. The Florida Department of Education directs and supervises legislative and operating budgets, the Public Education Capital Outlay budget and the Florida Education Finance Program allocations, helping Florida’s school districts be fiscally responsible and maximize student outcomes.

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Links to resources and information that can help Florida students manage the cost of higher education.

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Financial and Program Cost Accounting and Reporting for Florida Schools (Red Book)

The Red Book provides Florida school districts with a uniform chart of accounts for financial, cost and budgetary reporting, and forms the basis for grant budgeting and reporting.

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Project Application and Amendment Procedures for Federal and State Programs (Green Book)

The Green Book outlines project application and amendment procedures for state and federal projects administered by the Florida Department of Education.

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Florida school districts operate more than 14,000 busses daily, safely and efficiently transporting more than 1 million students to and from their schools.

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