On Board Online • May 8, 2017
By Julie M. Marlette
The recently enacted state budget included a number of changes to the workers compensation law, several of which were supported by NYSSBA and should result in substantial cost savings for school districts.
A summary of the changes is below.
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New York State voters approved 99.4 percent of school district budgets on Tuesday, May 16, according to an analysis by the New York State School Boards Association.
"This year, many school boards overcame rising costs in order to deliver budgets that stayed within the state's property tax cap," said NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy G. Kremer. "Smart budgeting, community input and an increase in state education funding helped districts win strong voter support. Some districts were even able to restore positions lost during leaner budgeting years."
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