NYSUT President Dick Iannuzzi talks to the media Wednesday, Feb. 20, after the union filed a legal challenge to the state's property tax cap law.
continued “We certainly want to work with our two former school board members, Cecilia Tkaczyk and Pat Fahy, to have any additional funding used in a manner that will best benefit the school districts of New York State,” Steck said in a statement.
Senator Neil Breslin, D-Delmar, also called for more state aid and said it was “critical” to provide adequate funding to schools.
“Our local school districts simply cannot absorb any more cuts,” Breslin said in a statement. “These cuts have already had a negative impact on our students with numerous educational programs being eliminated. Without additional state aid, our local schools will not be able to provide the top-notch education our students deserve.”