Proposal Could Boost Aid to Rural Schools
By: Matt Smith, Press Republican
Published: 3/31/2001
Uploaded: 02/12/2018
Uploaded by: Pocket Masters
Pockets: New York State School Finance Reform Archive, School Funding Plans
Tags: funding, reform

Description/Abstract: In an attempt Monday to show that DeGrasse’s ruling extends far beyond the Big Apple, the Alliance pointed to a plan proposed by the Midstate School Finance Consortium that would spread more than $1.6 billion in new aid to districts across upstate New York. In northern New York, Franklin County would be the biggest winner, with schools there receiving an overall 13-percent increase. Schools in Clinton and Essex counties would see average aid hikes of 6 and 4 percent, respectively