|Firm hired by Yonkers schools tied to former state senator|
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Pockets: New York State School Finance Reform Archive, School Funding Plans
Tags: funding, reform
Description/Abstract: The son of a state senator who represented Yonkers is among two lawyers earning more than $500 an hour to handle the Yonkers Board of Education's lawsuit challenging the state school aid system. Attorney John J. Calandra of Will McDermott & Emery, whose father, John D. Calandra, represented Yonkers from 1983 to 1986, will be paid $530 an hour. His colleague, Peter John Sacripanti, will be paid $600 an hour, according to the contract.