N.Y. school aid from state up $1 billion, but districts worry it’s not enough
The annual two-and-a-half-month do-si-do over how much money the governor and State Legislature should put toward public education in New York has begun.
Not only are school districts disappointed by the funding levels proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but they’re wary about his proposal that would force districts to shift more money to their poorest schools.
Cuomo sees it as righting a wrong.