2014 NYSASBO in the News Archive

Newsday (November 17, 2014) School district consolidation faces key test in vote Tuesday

Auburn Citizen (November 14, 2014) NY education groups: Schools need $1.9 billion state aid increase in 2015-16

Albany Times Union (November 14, 2014) Early push for more school aid

Capital Confidential (November 13, 2014) Education lobby seeks $1.9 billion ‘turning point’

Buffalo News (November 13, 2014) Education groups want state to add $1.9 billion to public school funding

NPR (November 13, 2014) - Schools Say NY's Surplus Should Fund Nearly $2b in Addt'l Aid

Times Union (November 13, 2014) - NYSASBO Quoted in ECB State Aid Proposal Article

Capital Tonight (September 30, 2014)  NYSASBO: Put Surplus Into Schools (Interview with Michael Borges)

Journal News (September 29, 2014) Ten-year study: Teacher-retirement expenses SOAR in New York (and Hudson region)

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (August 10, 2014) Schools eager for tech money if NY bonds OK'd

Watertown Daily Times (August 3, 2014) Past attempts to merge school districts in the state rarely successful

Times Union (July 10, 2014) Values of education: Report says some local suburban schools get a return on investment

Times Union (June 24, 2014) Despite tiny senior class of 5, merger not an option for Green Island

Capital Tonight (June 23, 2014) Michael Borges Discusses the end of the Legislative Session

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (June 5, 2014) School voter turnout plummets

Capitol Pressroom (May 21, 2014) Interview with Michael Borges and Tim Kremer on School Budgets


(13:30 M. Borges interview) 

Capitol Confidential, Times Union (May 20, 2014) Schools report: Budgets, student count and fund reserves are down
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Syracuse Post Standard (May 20, 2014) New York school budgets: Districts on average seek 1.8 percent more; voting Tuesday 
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Journal News (May 16, 2014) Schools breathing easier about budgets

Newsday (May 3, 2014) Upcoming rebates tied to districts adhering to tax caps

Syracuse Post Standard (April 22, 2014) Report says change in New York law might encourage school mergers

Syracuse Post Standard (April 21, 2014) School property taxes will go up, but this year New York state will pick up increases for most taxpayers

Capitol Confidential, Times Union (April 21, 2014) Report: 30 school districts considered mergers in recent years

WAMC (April 21, 2014) Study Finds New Yorkers Don't Want School Mergers

Capital Tonight (April 21, 2014) NYSASBO Executive Director Explains School Merger Report

Journal News (March 31, 2014) Educators see good, bad in state budget

Capitol Pressroom (March 26, 2014) Interview with Michael Borges about GEA's affect on school districts.

Journal News (March 25, 2014) Educators seek aid restoration, end of dreaded GEA

Utica Observer Dispatch (March 25, 2014) 3 local districts among those contemplating exceeding tax cap

Newsday (March 20, 2014) Proposed school-tax hike average is lowest in four decades

Capital Tonight, YNN (March 14, 2014) School Budget Votes Loom After State Budget Passes

Ithaca Journal (March 13, 2014) Spencer-Van Etten school district to seek tax-cap override

Wall Street Journal (January 28, 2014) NY education chief says he will press for aid

Capital Tonight, YNN (January 23, 2014) Discussion on fiscally stressed schools

CAPITOL PRESSROOM with Susan Arbetter (January 23, 2014) Interview with Michael Borges (Link to Story)

Utica Observer Dispatch (January 21, 2014) School funding falls flat in state budget proposal