Due to the COVID-19 crisis, district and charter schools together are slated to lose an estimated 20% of education aid due to budget cuts. What's more, these hits to education budgets are coming at a time when schools are ill-prepared to handle them; funding cuts disproportionally affect high-poverty school districts. Governor Cuomo has identified the need for $60 billion in aid due to the current crisis, and we are banding together to ask Federal Officials to support a package that provides the necessary funds to stabilize state budgets. We need to Fund all NY public schools.
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