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Statement from NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy G. Kremer on the governor's budget proposal

FOR RELEASE: January 15, 2019

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


Governor Cuomo’s budget continues his crusade to erode local-level school decision making by proposing a state formula to determine funding for individual school buildings and making the tax cap permanent.

We appreciate the governor’s desire to direct funds to the neediest schools, but we disagree with the notion that a state formula devised in Albany can distribute funds to thousands of individual school buildings more fairly and effectively than the locally elected board of education in those communities.

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Goodbye 2018, hello 2019

On Board Online • January 14, 2019

William Miller
NYSSBA President

Last January, I became the president of NYSSBA. I blinked, and the next thing I knew, we were turning the calendar to 2019. Where did the time go? Where did the time go?

It's a universal truth that when time flies, you must be busy. And so it was in 2018. Public education had another hectic year that had us keeping our tentacles out in all directions.

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Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Professional development: How regional teachers continue their training

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Buffalo schools get better marks from state; only 3 now on watch list

Oneonta Daily Star
Local educators: Cuomo plan is better, not ideal (NYSSBA quoted)

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Webinar: NYSSBA Analysis of the 2019 Executive Proposed Budget
Date: January 24, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The 2019 Capital Conference
Date: February 10 - 11, 2019
2019 Superintendent Evaluation Workshop - Long Island
Date: March 7, 2019
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