N.Y. schools tap reserves to counter cuts

Apr 20, 2011 Full story: Star-Gazette.COM

N.Y. schools tap reserves to counter cuts Fund was set up to compensate employees later Comments Cara Matthews clmatthe@gannett.com School districts seeking certification ALBANY &#8212 About 95 school districts plan to help cover their spending next year by using money from accounts set up to compensate employees for unused leave time when they end ...

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Middleburgh, NY

#1 Apr 20, 2011
tap into what. we are supposed to be broke.

they lay off and then you tell us you have some kind of fund somewhere to bring back people.

how dumb do you think new yorkers are ??????????

Schenectady, NY

#2 Apr 20, 2011
Our school is flat broke...oh, you know what?...we could use that HUGE pot of cash that we stowed away for a rainy day...that might work, might it not?

Rochester, NY

#3 Apr 20, 2011
KimerlyBigTits wrote:
Our school is flat broke...oh, you know what?...we could use that HUGE pot of cash that we stowed away for a rainy day...that might work, might it not?
How about they just raise taxes. New Yorkers already pay some of the highest taxes in the country...time to pile on some more.

“Strike NY, STRIKE!!!”

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Rotterdam NY

#4 Apr 20, 2011
Isn't it illegal to be short on liquid cash for paid time off? I thought it was.
Long island Schools

Wantagh, NY

#5 Jan 5, 2012
Teachers Salaries and their union contracts are like legal ponzi schemes - the teachers, benefits, retirements, and salaries will bankrupt the Long Island education system in few years to come. School districts relied on assistance, from Albany thats no longer available and they realize now we can's afford to pay these over the top and enormous salaries to teachers. Schools are being combined, class sizes made larger, and programs cut but teachers will get large raises every year while schools suffer and education takes a hit on Long Island.

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