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Subject: REMINDER: Public Placement Fund (PPF) Due October 31

Source: Special Education Finance, Division of Financial and Administrative Services

Intended Audience: Special Education Directors, District Administrators

Date: October 17, 2011

The Public Placement Fund application is due October 31, 2011, for services provided during the 2010-11 school year.  The application and other supporting documentation are posted on the Special Education Finance webpage at  Applications and supporting cost documentation must be submitted electronically to by October 31, 2011, to be eligible for reimbursement.

The Public Placement Fund provides reimbursement for districts educating non-domicile students, both IEP and non-IEP, placed within the district by the Children's Division (CD)/Department of Social Services, the Department of Mental Health (DMH), Division of Youth Services (DYS)/Department of Social Services, or a court of competent jurisdiction.  Funding is available when the educational costs of these students exceed the revenues received by the serving district.  This is an OPTIONAL application. 

For more information regarding the changes to the PPF for FY12, please see the administrative memo posted at  For questions, please contact the Special Education Finance Section at (573) 751-0622 or by email at