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    Backing CFE Side, 92 Lawmakers Want $4.3B In Foundation Aid

    March 2, 2017 AQE in the News

    Democratic lawmakers in the Senate and Assembly on Thursday backed an effort by education advocates to fund school aid in New York by an additional $4.3 billion. Read the full article at New York State of Politics

    Toddlers check out pre-K at their library

    February 17, 2017 AQE in the News

    At Schuylerville Public Library, there is no shushing from staff — at least not on Monday and Wednesday mornings. That's when a dozen or more preschoolers giggle, skip and scurry through the book stalls. http://ift.tt/2lqQCb5

    My view: NY education funding fosters racial divide

    February 16, 2017 AQE in the News

    Racial disparity in New York state's education funding is no myth. And, it's about to get worse. Buried in the language of Gov. Cuomo's executive budget was a recommendation, somewhat quiet, but with significant negative impact on high needs school districts. Read the full story at the Middletown Times Herald-Record ...

    Fully fund Foundation Aid for New York’s public schools (Commentary)

    February 16, 2017 AQE in the News

    By Eliot Spitzer. Funding our schools adequately has long been viewed as a moral imperative. In 2006, it also became a constitutional imperative. Read the full story at the Times Union (Albany)

    NY education leaders press for new aid formula

    February 16, 2017 AQE in the News

    ALBANY -- The head of the state Education Department urged the state Legislature on Tuesday to revamp the state's antiquated school-aid formula and boost the money that goes to the nearly 700 districts in New York. Read more at The Journal News: http://ift.tt/2lREcGd

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