On Board Online • September 18, 2017
By Cathy Woodruff
Field trips were one of the first budget lines to hit the chopping block when school funding tightened during the latest recession.
While they weren't viewed as a frill, field trips were among a handful of non-mandated items that districts could eye for trimming during tough times.
Among school districts that answered a 2010 NYSSBA statewide survey asking how they were responding to New York's state budget crisis, 65 percent expected to trim or eliminate field trips to help balance their budgets.Read the entire article>>
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