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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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Gates Chili arts integration program recognized with NSBA award

On Board Online • May 20, 2019

By Jennifer Merkel

A program that infuses the curriculum with theater, music, arts, dance and visual media has earned the Gates Chili Central School District an award from the National School Boards Association.

A partnership between the district and the Rochester Broadway Theatre League (RBTL) was identified as an exemplar for removing barriers to achievement for vulnerable or underserved children. The district received a Magna Award for equity in education at NSBA's 2019 Annual Conference in Philadelphia.

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