ERIC Number: ED480143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Mar-19
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Separate and Unequal: Pataki's Budget Cuts Hit Struggling Schools the Hardest.
This report is a response to the Governor's Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2003-04 for the state of New York. The report begins with an introduction, which attacks the budget, particularly in light of "NCLB schools and districts" (NCLB schools and districts are those designated by the New York State Education Department [NYSED] in need of improvement under the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act). The next section discusses the report's methodology and findings. Data for the analysis came from the NYSED. The report compares and presents findings on the amount of per-pupil spending in NCLB school districts in school year 2002-03 with state and local per-pupil spending in other districts and the average district. It also compares and presents findings on the amount of cuts in school aid in the governor's budget for fiscal year 2003-04 for each of the 65 NCLB school districts with the cuts for the other districts and the average district. The next two sections discuss the general impact and implications of the budget for NCLB districts. The report concludes by offering alternatives to the governor's budget. The report includes many charts, tables, and graphs. (WFA)
Descriptors: Budgets, Disadvantaged Schools, Economics of Education, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditure per Student, Politics of Education, Property Taxes, School Taxes, State Action, State Aid, State Government, State Programs, Student Costs
Alliance for Quality Education, 23 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207. Tel: 518-432-5315; Fax: 518-432-9498; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.allianceforqualityeducation.org. For full text: http://www.allianceforqualityeducation.org/Pataki_Schools_Report.pdf.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001