Related FAQs Budget - FY 2025 Superintendent's Proposed What are the steps in the FY 2025 Operating Budget Process? When will the FY 2025 Operating Budget take effect? Why is the school system in such a difficult fiscal position? Are the budget reduction efforts proposed by the superintendent final? If a program or position is cut under the final approved budget, what is the process for reinstating it in the future? Where does funding come from for the school system budget? What is Maintenance of Effort (MOE)? What is Fund Balance? How is funding for the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future determined? What is the difference between school-based and non-school-based employees? What is Central Office? How can I provide feedback on the budget? What is the best way to stay up to date on what is happening with the HCPSS budget?