It's not flat, though; it varies by grade level.
They've got this in an outside section (ready?):
"Section 3B. The department of elementary and secondary education shall make available to school districts a form to certify family income level for the purpose of calculating low-income enrollment."
" Section 16 shall apply in fiscal year 2020. The department of elementary and secondary education shall provide school districts with the family income certification form described in section 3B of chapter 70 of the General Laws...
The ELL account is about a million less (I don’t know why it is $1,550,002) from the House; it removes an earmark for Gateways. #mabudget
Full (they intend) funding of the circuit breaker of $318M (House had $300M)
$100M for charter school reimbursement (up from $90M in the House, up from flat funding in the Governor’s)