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Basic Education Program

The Basic Education Program, or BEP, funding formula is used to calculate K-12 funds for public schools in Tennessee. Once funding has been calculated, staff distributes funding information to districts.

The info sheet linked below addresses to frequently asked questions regarding BEP in Tennessee: 

  • BEP 2.0 and System/School Improvement Planning download Word file || download pdf file

Differentiated Pay Plans - State Board of Education Guidelines