Mr. Pataki's Misstep on Schools
By: Pocket Masters, New York Times
Published: 1/17/2001
Uploaded: 07/24/2017
Uploaded by: Pocket Masters
Pockets: Journalism, New York State School Finance Reform Archive
Tags: Education, fiscal, New York City Schools

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Description/Abstract: Gov. George Pataki plunged into the problems of New York City's schools yesterday with an announcement that he would appeal a landmark judicial ruling that called for drastic increases in education aid to the city. That is a serious mistake that will only slow efforts to rectify the glaring deficiencies that led to Justice Leland DeGrasse's historic ruling that the state has failed to guarantee a sound, basic education to city schoolchildren as required by the State Constitution.