|School Funds: Cash crisis among school districts|
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Pockets: Education Adequacy, New York State School Finance Reform Archive
Tags: income, Population
Description/Abstract: The population of this ailing city has withered over the decades, the thousands who have departed leaving a trail of abandoned factories and shuttered houses behind.The average home is assessed at $55,000, the median household income is about $25,000 and the Utica City School District is so poor it's considering laying off 10 percent of its work force.