school funding

School Funding Advocates Worried About Budget

Jan 19, 2017

School funding advocates worry that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is setting up for another political battle with the legislature over school aid next year, in a little noticed provision in his new budget.

Rural Schools Worry About Future School Funding

Jul 12, 2016

It’s summer vacation for schoolchildren, but leaders of New York’s rural schools are worrying about the new school year, and say they are squeezed by a tax cap and other factors.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

 Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner of New York’s 113th District unveiled her first piece of legislation Wednesday evening to restore state aid to all school districts in the state. 

In the auditorium at Greenwich High School, Woerner announced that her first bill to be submitted to the Assembly since taking office earlier this month would be to eliminate the Gap Elimination Adjustment.

3/22/13 - Panel

Mar 22, 2013
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Today’s panelists are WAMC's Ray Graf, WAMC's David Guistina, and WAMC's Patrick Donges. Roundtable host Joe Donahue moderates.

For the part of this hour we'll also be joined by Kevin and Michael Bacon to discuss their careers in music and film, the Bacon Brothers Band, and the cultural phenomenon that is the six degrees of Kevin Bacon.   

Today's topics include: