Tag: Schools

Local school boards and superintendents “are all over the map on” Proposal 3, the ballot initiative that would let the state borrow $2 billion for distribution to schools that want to buy new computers and build pre-kindergarten classrooms. So says Dr. Merryl H. Tisch—and as chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, she ought to know. Read More

The number of school district employees outside New York City paid more than $100,000 has jumped from 32,914 in 2008-09 to 48,703 in 2013-14, according to a report from the Empire Center for Public Policy, representing a 48 percent increase over the last five years. Read More

Empire Center for Public Policy, an independent nonprofit organization based in Albany, issued a press release Thursday outlining the latest school salary data compiled by SeeThroughNY.net, which is a government transparency project sponsored by the Empire Center for Public Policy. Read More