A survey shows 85% of the state's 700 plus school superintendents intend to raise property taxes as part of their response to the Governor'sproposed budget. Larger class sizes and elimination of popular sports and extracurricular programs are also listed as actions to be taken.
The superintendents are not proposing structural changes in the manner education is delivered and this survey shows no interest in reducing the size or scope of administrative expenses.
Districts are also planning some layoffs.
Most school districts planning layoffs, larger classes Albany Watch