Education

New Paltz Board of Education is set to discuss creating a racial-equity committee

New Paltz Board of Education is set to discuss creating a racial-equity committee

A planned session on racial equity scheduled for the January 24 meeting of the New Paltz Central School District Board of Education didn’t go entirely as organizers may have intended, but community members organized around this issue appear to have gotten closer to achieving one of their goals, the establishment of a board committee that would oversee such issues in the district.

State aid increase is minimal for Onteora

State aid increase is minimal for Onteora

The superintendent said additional State Aid proposed for 2018/19 school year is approximately $17,000 or as she put it, “pretty much essentially flat.” With a district budget of approximately $52 million, the small increase is expected to have minimal impact. Plus: A pilot for Waterfall Way, bus driver shortage, and the robotics program.