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Gap Elimination Adjustment

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We fanned out across the region last weekend to cover high school graduations. more

Jun 28, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH — As state lawmakers drill down on the budget, the local business community has delivered state lawmakers their annual wish list. more

Mar 7, 2017 11:30 AM The Sun

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WILLSBORO — The state comptroller has criticized the Willsboro Central School District for overestimating costs when preparing their budgets over the past three years. more

Jun 23, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

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SARANAC — Saranac Central’s $32,163,541 spending plan comes with an increase of 1.55 percent over last year. more

May 12, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

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CHAMPLAIN — Northeastern Clinton Central’s proposed $28,576,383 spending plan comes with an increase of $1 million over last year’s budget. more

May 12, 2016 7:00 AM The Sun

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WESTPORT — Westport Central’s proposed $5,946,000 spending plan comes with a 2.09 percent spending hike over last year. more

May 11, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

KEENE VALLEY — Keene Central’s proposed $5,974,852 spending plan comes with an increase of $89,871 over last year. more

May 11, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

A pair of neighboring Essex County school districts made a bold move when they announced last year that they would share a superintendent. more

May 4, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

CLINTONVILLE — AuSable Valley Central’s adopted $32,175.165 spending plan contains a tax increase of 3.05 percent over last year. more

May 3, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun

PORT HENRY — This year, the formula which decides the fate of how much school districts can raise their tax levy did not smile upon many schools. more

Apr 29, 2016 6:30 AM The Sun

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ELLENBURG DEPOT — After receiving $340,000 in state funds, Northern Adirondack CSD plans on continuing its pre-K program for a full year next year. more

Apr 29, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh City School District will be facing no cuts but plans on restricting certain programs for next school year. more

Apr 28, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown-Lewis Central’s proposed $8,106,000 spending plan comes with an increase of $66,000 over last year. more

Apr 27, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

MINERVA — Taxpayers in Minerva School District will see an increase of 44 cents per $1,000 of assessed value, from $10.60 to $11.04, in next year’s school budget, approved by the school board last week. more

Apr 22, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

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WARRENSBURG —When voters in May vote to approve the Warrensburg School District’s 2016-17 budget, they’ll be looking at no increase in spending or taxes, according to Superintendent John Goralski. more

Apr 15, 2016 11:00 AM The Sun

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WEST CHAZY — Beekmantown Central School District is staying within the tax cap. more

Apr 15, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

WARRENSBURG — Regardless of the bolstered state education aid in the recently enacted 2016 state budget, area school districts will likely be facing continued financial pressure in upcoming years, area school district officials predicted this week. more

Apr 13, 2016 12:30 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Area public school officials have offered a mixed verdict on the state budget. more

Apr 5, 2016 11:30 AM The Sun

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LONG LAKE —There were cheers heard in the crowd earlier this month when Gov. Andrew Cuomo, during his combined state of the state and executive budget address, called for the state legislature to end the Gap Elimination Adjustment within two years. more

Jan 28, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A controversial policy that has vexed North Country educators for the past decade may soon be a thing of the past. more

Jan 20, 2016 10:30 AM The Sun

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