How Does TISA Affect School Districts’ Local Funding Requirements? Want Updates in Your Inbox? Subscribe Other Recent Work Meet Our Summer 2022 Intern: Sydney May 19, 2022 - Get to know Sydney Fischer, the Sycamore Institute's current summer intern. Applications for a fall 2022 internship are due July 15. Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker for FY 2022 May 18, 2022 - Through April 2022, Tennessee had collected about $3.4 billion (28%) more tax revenue than budgeted for this point in the fiscal year. Summary of Gov. Lee’s FY 2023 Amended Budget April 1, 2022 - The governor amended his FY 2023 budget proposal with $260 million in new spending and net revenue changes from surplus and tax cuts. TISA 101: Student & School District Characteristics that Boost K-12 Funding March 22, 2022 - An interactive map of factors that get extra weight in Gov. Lee's proposed K-12 education funding formula. Meet Our Staff: Sarah Henderson March 17, 2022 - The Sycamore Institute recently welcomed Sarah Henderson to our full-time staff as a senior policy analyst. Fiscal Capacity 101: A Key Factor in K-12 Education Funding in Tennessee February 23, 2022 - The way Tennessee calculates fiscal capacity is a big reason we have one of the most complex K-12 education funding formulas in the country.