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Statement by NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy G. Kremer on Governor Cuomo's Executive Budget

FOR RELEASE: January 18, 2017

CONTACT: David Albert
(518) 783-3716 or (518) 320-2221 cell


The proposed $1 billion education aid increase represents a good starting point for budget negotiations.


We support the governor’s proposals to update the foundation aid formula to better reflect student poverty and to consolidate prekindergarten funding streams.

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All school districts meet state APPR deadline

On Board Online • January 23, 2017

By Cathy Woodruff
Senior Writer

Capping a process that came down to the wire, all of the state's school districts managed to negotiate new teacher and principal evaluation plans and see them approved in time to meet a new year's deadline.

Districts needed to begin the year with a state-approved Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) plan compliant with Education Law section 3012-d or risk not receiving scheduled increases in state aid. An estimated total of $2.5 billion was at stake, including $1.1 billion for 2015-16 and about $1.4 billion for 2016-17, according to Brian Fessler, NYSSBA's senior governmental relations representative.

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