Tim Kremer http://wrvo.org en Most area school budgets stay within tax cap http://wrvo.org/post/most-area-school-budgets-stay-within-tax-cap <p></p><p>Residents of school districts across the state go to the polls today to vote on budgets. These spending plans were created in the shadow of the state’s property tax cap program.</p><p>Most of the schools in New York state are offering budgets that keep tax increases below the state’s suggested two percent tax cap. These budgets are also increasing spending at an average rate of 2.6 percent.</p><p>To make up the difference, Tim Kremer, executive director of the New York State School Boards Association says most districts are dipping into savings.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 10:16:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 56040 at http://wrvo.org Most area school budgets stay within tax cap State budget has some good news for education http://wrvo.org/post/state-budget-has-some-good-news-education <div><span style="font-size:14px">An on-time state budget is good news for school districts across the state, as they plug in the hard numbers to proposed budgets.&nbsp; </span> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 16:07:06 +0000 Ellen Abbott 35575 at http://wrvo.org