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Public budget workshops to preview 2016-17 process

ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 4, 2016) -- The City School District of Albany invites all community members to attend two public budget workshops in January to learn about the 2016-17 budget-development process and offer suggestions for the Board of Education and district to consider.

 

The workshops will be held in the media center at Albany High School on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. Click here to download the presentation for this workshop.

    • This workshop will provide some basic information on "Public School Finance 101" and allow for interactive group discussions where all people in attendance have an opportunity to voice their ideas and perspectives on the district’s budget.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. Click here to download the presentation for this workshop.

    • This second workshop also will provide some basic information as well as follow-up on discussions from the first workshop. New topics for discussion also will be welcome. The workshop will allow for interactive group discussions where all people in attendance have an opportunity to voice their ideas and perspectives on the district’s budget. 

 

If you have topics you would like to have addressed at these workshops, please e-mail those suggestions in advance to Director of Communications Ron Lesko.

 

The board is scheduled to discuss the first draft of the district’s 2016-17 budget proposal at its Feb. 4 meeting. Visit our 2016-17 Budget Development section the full budget-development calendar and other information about the process.

 

The mission of the City School District of Albany is to educate and prepare all students for college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our diverse community. The district serves more than 9,500 students in 16 elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as well as other innovative academic opportunities for students, including four themed academies at Albany High School.

         
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