GETS 4 MILL STATE AID
This money, and the millions more
on state aid, allocated to the Albany
City schools, should ensure that
Albany property taxpayers can
expect a school budget with a zero
percent increase in property taxes.
How about transforming "students"
and their "parent(s)' " attitudes and
behaviors with regard to learning?
Expect no improvement in city
schools unless these occur.
More and more money, and money
with stupid strings attached, is a
Homeowners and businesses are
fleeing the City. When those that
have are gone, leaving those who
have not behind-
Who will pay to support City
Schools and City government-
Consolidate the city schools with
city government with one property
tax roll to finance both. Return to
K-8 neighborhood schools. Make
the Mayor and Common Council
responsible/accountable for the
operation and performance of city
Get the federal and state education
departments off our backs. More
local control and complete reform
of school curricula are essential
to improving Albany City Schools.