NY State School Aid Increases: Anything But Progressive

The New York State Legislature, instead of following the Foundation Aid Formula (which, according the State’s own budget office, uses “objective criteria to better target State funds to high needs districts”), continued the notorious “three men in a room” practice and gave NYC its usual 38.86% and Long Island, etc. their negotiated shares, without regard for students’ actual needs. Chalk another one up for politics over ‪#‎EduEquity‬.

Citizens Budget Commission: “This large infusion of resources, which further solidifies the State’s position as the nation’s top spender on public education, is not targeted to the neediest districts and maintains disparities in spending per pupil.”

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