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As usual, Niskayuna school budget asks too much of taxpayers

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As usual, Niskayuna school budget asks too much of taxpayers The Niskayuna school board is again asking taxpayers for a bailout. The board is proposing the area’s highest tax increase (5.76 percent) and distinguishing itself as the only district requesting an override of its tax cap (4.7 percent). Forget 2 percent to 3 percent — the average for most other districts. Inflation remains in the 1 percent to 2 percent range. Expenditures are up about ...


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mstella
May 9, 2013
7:03 a.m.

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Richard Baker, you are so right. It is time for Niskayuna to live within its means like the rest of us do. And despite high taxes the school district is no more than mediocre. The smart kids are the reason for the good test scores, not the schools.

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