New York State schools http://wamc.org en School Superintendents Discuss Civil Rights Concerns http://wamc.org/post/school-superintendents-discuss-civil-rights-concerns <p>Two upstate school districts are planning to file a civil rights complaint this summer&nbsp; against New York State alleging discrimination in the way state aid is distributed.<br> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:41:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 66942 at http://wamc.org School Superintendents Discuss Civil Rights Concerns Public Schools in Fiscal Peril – Running Out of Time and Options http://wamc.org/post/public-schools-fiscal-peril-running-out-time-and-options <p></p><p></p><p>A broad coalition of parents, educators and business leaders – representing all 47 public school districts from seven Capital Region counties – gathered last night in East Greenbush for an unprecedented advocacy rally titled "Your Public Schools in Fiscal Peril - Running Out of Time and Options.”&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:04:19 +0000 Dave Lucas 57019 at http://wamc.org Public Schools in Fiscal Peril – Running Out of Time and Options Tim Kremer - executive director, the New York State School Boards Association http://wamc.org/post/tim-kremer-executive-director-new-york-state-school-boards-association <p>School budget votes will be held across New York next Tuesday, and this will be the first year that districts must comply with the state&rsquo;s new two percent property tax cap. Most of the school budgets to be decided next week are within the cap, but school officials say it will come at a cost. WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields spoke with Tim Kremer, executive director of the New York State School Boards Association.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Brian Shields 38606 at http://wamc.org