New York school budgets to increase 2.4 percent

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

School districts across New York today will be asking voters to approve budgets that, on average, call for the smallest tax increases in six years.

The average amount of tax money collected by districts, called the tax levy, will increase 1.8 percent, according to an analysis by the New York State Association of School Business Officials.

Districts expect an average spending increase of about 2.4 percent, the group reported.

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