Parents Sue N.Y. Governor Cuomo for $250M Education Aid

Thursday, February 7, 2013

A group of city parents is suing Gov. Cuomo over $250 million in state funds withheld from schools after the city and teachers union failed to reach a deal on teacher evaluations.

The suit, which also includes City Council Education Committee Chairman Robert Jackson, says withholding the money denies kids a constitutional right to a sound public education.

Cuomo revoked the promised money after city officials and union leaders failed to reach an agreement over teacher evaluations last month.

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