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Tax cap will be tested by Niskayuna School District budget

After months of deliberation, the Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education adopted a $76.3 million budget late Tuesday with a 5.76 percent tax levy increase.

Ballston Spa budget comes under tax cap

Ballston Spa school officials this year are proposing a budget that falls within the tax levy cap, a year after voters agreed to allow the district to exceed the cap.

Schenectady waits for aid ruling

Another month has gone by without a word from the state Education Department regarding the $3.8 million that it was expected to return to Schenectady a year ago.

Mohonasen budget has slight increase in spending

An updated budget proposal from the Mohonasen School District has a 2.94 percent increase in spending.

Students honored with Chancellor's Award

More than 300 college students from across the state are being honored at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center with the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

More aid than expected for Shenendehowa

The Shenenehowa School District is receiving more state aid than originally anticipated in a recent budget presentation.

Mohonasen still trimming

Mohonasen Central School District officials are still trying to come up with cuts to reduce their budget proposal by about $400,000 and keep the tax increase within the state-imposed cap.

Understanding the tax cap

Learn about the state's property tax cap with a video!

Heated budget process for Scotia-Glenville

The Scotia-Glenville Teachers Association this week blasted Superintendent Susan Swartz for suggesting a hard pay freeze for the 2013-2014 school year to save jobs as the Board of Education considers submitting a budget that exceeds the property tax cap.

Clean audit for Mohonasen School District

An audit from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli gives the Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District a clean bill of health for its handling of expense claims.

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