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Advocacy Alert: NYSSBA Webinar and Budget Analysis


January 24, 2017

Earlier today, the NYSSBA Governmental Relations team conducted a webinar to provide an overview of the 2017 Executive Budget and answer your questions.  

If you were unable to attend live and wish to view the webinar, you may do so at any time at the link below.

You may also review the written material Governmental Relations shared as a part of the webinar:


USED Retracts Controversial Supplement vs Supplant Regulations

In one of the Obama administration's final acts, (at least relating to education)  USED withdrew their proposal to change "supplement vs supplant" rules  which included controversial proposals regarding building level spending of state and local resources, as a condition of federal aid. NYSSBA worked hard to stop the adoption of this regulation, which would have had serious negative consequences for many of New York's districts. Some of NYSSBA's comments on this proposal can be viewed below.


NYSSBA Capital Conference

Registration for the NYSSBA 2017 Capital Conference is now open. This year, the event will be held on February 12th and 13th at the New York State Museum with housing at the Renaissance Albany Hotel. Join us on Sunday with Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and special dinner speaker Dana Goldstein, journalist and author.

Click on the link below to register:


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