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Fund education fairly

December 9, 2013
The Leader Herald

I recently attended a presentation on state aid for education at Queensbury High School. I guess I've been living under a rock, because I was stunned by what I heard. I knew the state had decreased its share of aid to schools, and I knew about the new 2 percent tax cap, a law enacted two years ago to limit how much schools can raise their tax levy from year to year. I also knew about the uproar over the new Common Core and Annual Professional Performance Review requirements the state has imposed. But I had no idea that the state hasn't even given schools aid it already promised to them five years ago.



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