State Education Panel Calls For More Aid; Commission Wants Less Complicated Funding Formula, No Tenure for Principals
By: Teachers College
Published: 2004
Uploaded: 08/17/2017
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Pockets: Educational Accountability, New York State School Finance Reform Archive
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Description/Abstract: Gov. George Pataki's education reform commission Monday called for a simpler state school aid formula, more accountability and $2.5billion to $5.6 billion more for public schools over the next five years. It urged that additional state aid go mainly to districts with poor students, but recommended that no district receive less state aid than it did the previous year. And it proposed eliminating tenure for principals and administrators and replacing it with renewable three- to five-year contracts.