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Advocates Say New York State Owes Billions of Dollars to Public Schools

By Staff

 

backtoschoolIn 2006, the New York State Court of Appeals upheld the case of the Campaign for Fiscal Equality v. the State of New York, in which it was established that New York State owed at least $1.93 billion, plus inflation, to New York City schools. Advocates had been fighting for this ruling since the 1990s, when the state was accused of violating the constitutional rights of black, Latino, and low-income students as a result of this buy modafinil in the uk underfunding.

Ten years later, advocates are still fighting for proper funding for schools throughout the state. Although the CFE v. NYS case ruling applied only to New York City schools, the Education Budget and Reform Act of 2007 increased school funding statewide. This act was responsible for creating the foundation aid formula. This formula determines each district’s aid by taking student need and fundraising ability into account.

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