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FOR RELEASE: May 18, 2022

New York voters approved 99% of proposed school district budgets on Tuesday, May 17, according to preliminary results compiled by the New York State School Boards Association.

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FOR RELEASE: April 9, 2022

With their approval of the 2022-23 state budget, Governor Hochul and the Legislature have given New Yorkers a welcome taste of the predictability and stability that a functioning foundation aid formula can provide for school districts.

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FOR RELEASE: March 31, 2022

"Public schools form the bedrock of our communities and country," said NYSSBA President Peggy Zugibe. "Likewise, we see school board service and education as the foundations for democracy—they really are the root of everything.

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FOR RELEASE: February 9, 2022

Thank you for organizing this meeting and allowing us the opportunity to offer our thoughts and perspectives on behalf of the nearly 700 school boards we serve.

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FOR RELEASE: January 18, 2022

NYSSBA is pleased to hear the first details of Gov. Hochul’s executive budget plan for 2022-23.

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FOR RELEASE: January 12, 2022

The New York State Educational Conference Board, a consortium of seven statewide educational organizations, is calling on lawmakers to launch a statewide universal school meals program.

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FOR RELEASE: January 5, 2022

NYSSBA greatly appreciates the collegial tone set by Gov. Hochul in her first State of the State address, as well as her focus on substantive proposals to overcome the key challenges faced by school districts.

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FOR RELEASE: December 6, 2021

The seven leading statewide educational organizations issued a report today that includes strong support for the state’s planned $2.4 billion school aid increase for 2022-23 and for the pledge to fully fund Foundation Aid over the next two state budgets.

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FOR RELEASE: November 10, 2021

School districts in many communities are considering and adopting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) policies and practices.

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FOR RELEASE: November 3, 2021

We disagree with the NSBA letter and NSBA’s statement likening the behavior of some members of the public to “a form of domestic terrorism.” We consider this statement to be both inaccurate and needlessly inflammatory.

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