PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING IN NEW YORK STATE: INSUFFICIENCY AND INEQUALITYThe DRC urges restoration of $5.9B over four years to school districts through a combination of adding money to Foundation Aid and elimination of the Gap Educational Assessment (GEA). It further requests that the School Funding Formula (SFF) be adjusted to accurately reflect the disparities in the Combined Wealth Ratios (CWR) of our School Districts. The DRC has a particular interest in rural school districts, many of which are “high - need” entities.
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A video of the event is now available for viewing.
The latest DRC Bulletin, #34, for August, 2018, is now available.
A video of this event is now available. Candidates for the Democratic nomination for New York Attorney General will attend a forum hosted by the Democratic Rural Conference of New York State (DRC) at 7 pm on Monday, August 27, … Continue reading
The Democratic Rural Conference of New York State sent a questionnaire to many of the state-wide Democratic candidates for office this year. The questionnaire asked, for example: List your qualifications for this office including but not limited to other offices … Continue reading
The #BlueTsunami won’t come to New York unless we make some waves! We’ve all heard about what a good year it looks like it’s going to be for Democrats, but that’s not just going to happen by itself. It’s not … Continue reading
Congressional races in DRC territory will include some of the most important in the nation, when it comes to taking back the House this fall. Please, help your local Democratic congressional candidate however you can, but you might also consider … Continue reading
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We’re pleased to publish the winter edition of our DRC Bulletin from Lorie Longhany, Editor. Many thanks to Lorie for her continued effort in bringing us important DRC news.