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Schenectady school district brings its case to feds

Complaint alleges aid formula favors whiter schools

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The Schenectady City School District’s discrimination complaint against the state is now officially in the hands of the federal government. Superintendent Laurence Spring hand-delivered the complaint Friday to the U.S. Department of Education in New York City. The complaint alleges that the state’s school-aid formula has been unintentionally implemented in such a way that schools with mostly minority students get less of the aid they need than mostly white schools. In New York City, Spring ...

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