UV superintendent urges state officials to reconsider budget plan

NEW BERLIN In a letter to New York State officials, Unadilla Valley Superintendent Robert J. Mackey said that the new executive budget proposal would bring schools one step back towards the 2008 recession.



According to the New York State website on the 2018 executive budget,"For the seventh consecutive year, the budget holds spending growth to 2 percent, while investing in jobs and infrastructure, reducing taxes and expanding access to education with the groundbreaking Excelsior Scholarship program."

It states, "The 2018 budget increases education aid to $25.8 billion, the largest investment in state history."

Superintendent Mackey, sent officials a message in response to the proposed budget on February 20 after researching the potential executive budget's impact on his schools.


There's more to this story! You're only seeing 28% of the story. Subscribe now to get immediate access to the rest of the story as well as our whole online offering.

Today's Other Stories



© 2018 Snyder Communications/The Evening Sun
29 Lackawanna Avenue, Norwich, NY 13815 - (607) 334-3276
Create an Account Forgot Password Help
pennysaver logo greatgetaways logo
We're on Facebook