By Alice Keesing
Advertiser Staff Writer
The state auditor yesterday released the formula that calculates how much money each of Hawaiis six existing charter schools should get for 2000-2001.
Halfway through the school year, the charter schools are still calculating their budgets.
Under state law, charter schools must receive money equal to any other public school. The auditors charter school allocation uses fixed costs, which are for staff, and variable costs, which are calculated on a per pupil basis.
Connections, Big Island $653,448
Kanu O Ka Aina, Big Island $682,510
Lanikai Elementary, Oahu $992,694
Waialae Elementary, Oahu $1,363,744
Waters of Life, Big Island $760,695
West Hawaii Explorations Academy, Big Island $646,730
The other schools that have been granted charters and are expected to open in the next school year:
Voyager, Oahu; Innovations, Big Island; Halau Ku Mana, Oahu; Ke Ana Laahana, Big Island; The Volcano School of Arts & Sciences, Big Island.
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