THE SCHOOLS FOR NEW YORK'S FUTURE ACT

A Summary

CFE, and many other organizations throughout the state, firmly believe that every district in New York State deserves enough resources to deliver its students a quality education. In November, a panel of judicial referees recommended that the State of New York provide New York City schools an additional $5.6 billion for operating expenses and $9.2 billion for facilities. Immediately, CFE and a coalition of organizations formed a task force and began drafting a bill that would transform the court's New York City-focused order into statewide legislation.

This bill, called the The Schools for New York's Future Act, sets forth a forward-looking, simplified education funding system that will deliver resources and reforms to every student in New York State. The bill will ensure: