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
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
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 ...
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)
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