On Board Online • January 14, 2019
By Brian Fessler
Deputy Director of Governmental Relations
As school districts throughout New York State experience significant increases in student need - from poverty, to special education enrollments, to new English language learners - NYSSBA is advocating for a $2.2 billion increase in state aid in the 2019-20 budgetary year.
Combined with limitations created by the property tax cap and other local funding, this proposed state aid increase would represent less than a 4.5 percent increase in revenue for school districts statewide. Read the entire article>>