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Pockets: New York State School Finance Reform Archive, School Funding Plans
Tags: funding, reform
Description/Abstract: Legislators, as is their habit, have sidestepped what to do about court-ordered billions of new dollars for New York City schools. They did add $314 million to Pataki's overall school-aid proposal, with high-need schools, including many in New York City, targeted for the lion's share. Apparently, though, since Republican Pataki has appealed the school case, brought by the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, lawmakers have reasoned that they, too, can afford to ignore that niggling detail.