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2011-12 archives

 

Exit poll summary report now available

As part of the 2011-12 school budget vote and Board of Education election,
the district once again administered an exit poll to collect demographic data from voters as well as to
learn more about why residents voted the way that they did. The complete summary report was presented to the Board of Education on June 6, 2011. View the report (PDF)

 

Thank you for your support!
2011-12 budget approved by district voters

On Tuesday, May 17, Guilderland Central School District residents approved an $88,961,475 budget for the 2011-12 school year by a vote of 2065 (yes) to 1655 (no). This budget represents a 1.73 percent increase in spending over the current year’s budget and will result in an estimated 3.48 percent tax rate increase for residents in the Town of Guilderland.

Voters also approved a $778,100 bus proposition to purchase nine new buses by a vote of 1956 (yes) to 1717 (no) and elected four members to the Board of Education:
• Rose Levy (2535 votes)
• Judy Slack (2467 votes)
• Allan Simpson (2329 votes)
• Emilio Genzano (2300 votes)

Levy, Simpson, and Slack were each elected to three-year terms; Genzano was elected to a one-year term. 

 

District residents to vote on $88.96 million spending plan

On Tuesday, May 17, Guilderland Central School District residents will head to the polls to vote on a proposed $88,961,475 budget for the 2011-12 school year.  This budget represents a 1.73 percent increase in spending over the current year’s budget. If approved by voters, it would result in an estimated 3.48 percent tax rate increase for residents in the Town of Guilderland.
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2011-12 Budget Hearing held May 3

View the PowerPoint presentation (PDF)

 

Meet the Candidates Night set for Wednesday, May 11

Want to learn more about the four individuals running for a seat on the Board of Education? If so, read their bios or please plan to join us for a "Meet the Candidates" Night, sponsored by the PTA. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 11 in the Guilderland High School LGI beginning at 7 p.m. (Please note: this is a different start time than what was listed in the printed district calendar.) The event will also be televised live on Channel 16 and replayed on the following schedule:

Thursday, May 12 at noon

Friday, May 13 at 3 p.m.

Saturday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 15 at noon

 

Updated budget proposal discussed at April 5 Board of Education budget work session
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Legislature passes on-time budget, minimal state aid restoration for GCSD Learn more

 

Superintendent presents 2011-12 budget proposal

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Fact Check:
New York’s schools, the state budget & rhetoric

In his Feb. 16 open letter about school funding, Governor Cuomo
encouraged the state’s citizens to “focus on the facts instead of overheated rhetoric.” As the state budget winds its way toward passage, it’s important to fact check some recent statements about schools, funding and academic performance. With resources dwindling, leaders at every level have difficult choices to make. Yet, New Yorkers deserve nothing less than an accurate picture of the environment in which these decisions are made.
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Petitions available for four seats on the Board of Education

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Legislative position paper released by Superintendent's Legislative Committee
of the Capital Region and Questar III BOCES

Download "New York is at a crossroads...and so are its public schools" (PDF)

 

Second Community Conversation, "Difficult Choices,"
held on February 7 at GHS

On Monday, January 10, the Guilderland Central School District held its second Community Conversation on the 2011-12 budget . More than 170 school community members -- including parents, students, staff members, and district residents -- attended the event, which took a closer look at the many difficult choices ahead of us this budget season. Learn more

 

Finding the balance...
January 10 Community Conversation summary

Learn more or watch a replay of the event online

Community Conversation Extras

 

 

 

2010-11 archives

Learn more about the 2010-11 budget

 

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