Mohonasen starts tackling budget

District facing
 $1.4M budget gap, 4.1 percent tax cap

— During the past year, Mohonasen has received more than $2.4 million in state grant funds that will stretch out over the next two to three school years.

The state Performance Improvement Grant is helping next year’s budget by infusing $600,000. The Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness grant, totaling $347,000 over two years, is helping fund special education needs. Another $1.2 million grant, awarded to a consortium of seven districts and Capital Region BOCES, is providing funding for professional development to create virtual advanced placement courses.

The next board meeting is Monday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m., in the high school’s Farnsworth Technology Center (LGI).

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