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Transporation aid will return to Schenectady school district

By Lombardo David
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

State transportation aid will be returned to the Schenectady City School District in stages.

"I was able to get the $4 million for the city," said state Sen. Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna, who has been lobbying for years for the restoration of the state aid that was withheld from the district.

In a voicemail on Wednesday, he said the money will be returned in stages. He also noted that a number of school districts, including Schenectady, had proposals considered for the restoration of aid that was withheld because of technical errors, but not all got money back.

A copy of the letter from the state Education Department talking about the restoration aid is available below.

"I worked very hard on this one," Farley said.

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Schenectady Transportation Letter

 
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