On Board Online • May 23, 2016
By Jay Worona
In a decision relevant to school districts across New York State, the state's highest court has ruled in favor of a business owner seeking tax refunds covering three years despite failing to file a challenge to property assessments in those years.
NYSSBA filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the school district in the case, entitled In the Matter of Highbridge Broadway, LLC v. Assessor of the City of Schenectady and the Schenectady City School District.Read the entire article>>
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|School Boards Association reports that 98.5 percent of school budgets pass; more than three-quarters of override attempts succeed|
New York State voters approved an overwhelming 98.5 percent of school district budgets on Tuesday, May 17, according to an analysis by the New York State School Boards Association.
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A legislative year brings new challenges. From reform of the learning standards to budgetary pressures to new laws and regulations, school districts continue to navigate a complex education system. With this in mind, the New York State School Boards Association offers recommendations for change that would help address these issues to benefit our students and communities.
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