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School Boards Association reports that 98.4% of school budgets pass; 10 of 18 override attempts succeed

FOR RELEASE: May 22, 2019

CONTACT: David Albert
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New York State voters approved 98.4% of school district budgets on Tuesday, May 21, according to an analysis by the New York State School Boards Association.

"Yesterday, communities across the state reaffirmed their support for public education by approving the vast majority of school district budgets," said NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy G. Kremer.
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New York: A master at 'helicopter governing'

On Board Online • May 20, 2019

William Miller
NYSSBA President

Ronald Reagan once famously said, "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.'"

I think of that quote whenever I see another heavy-handed mandate come down from the state or federal government. I call it "helicopter governing."

I'm sure you're familiar with the term "helicopter parenting." It refers to an unhealthy method of parenting that is over-controlling, over-protecting, and over-perfecting, in a way that goes well beyond responsible parenting.

 

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