Capital Region 2020-2021 school budgets: proposed tax levies

News
school budget_1557776660965.png.jpg

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Across the state school districts are preparing for upcoming budget votes due by mail-in ballot on June 9. The state has already said cuts to education funding, to make up for lost revenue during the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, are coming.

A majority of Capital Region school districts are proposing budget increases that stay at or below the state-mandated caps. But Troy City School District is eliminating 25 positions, 23 of which are teachers, to stay below its tax cap. Rensselaer City School District is proposing a 19.5% tax increase, that will need 60% of voters in order to be approved.

Cohoes City School District proposed a tax levy below its tax cap but its budget includes the elimination of approximately 21 positions including 11 teachers, three teacher’s aides, two aides, and a security guard.

Proposed tax levies

LATEST STORIES

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Click Below to set up your cable box

No Neighbor Hungry Campaign

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Coronavirus Outbreak

More Coronavirus Outbreak
REIMAGINING NY_CORP_FSG